09 July 2020
Germany’s antitrust enforcer is examining the market for electric vehicle charging stations ahead of a government plan to dramatically boost the sector.
08 July 2020
Google and Facebook have recommended that the European Commission adopt a case-by-case approach when intervening in digital markets, while companies including Microsoft and Yelp have argued for a blanket ban on certain conduct.
06 July 2020
Several major platforms, trade groups and governments have cautioned the European Commission not to adopt new market investigation powers without first properly assessing the need for such a wide-ranging and influential tool.
01 July 2020
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has called for a new regime to regulate the online economy, after its digital advertising study found the market power of Google and Facebook is causing substantial harm to “society as a whole”.
22 June 2020
Norway’s government could introduce a competition test to increase access to food retail space, as the country continues its focus on competition in the grocery market.
19 June 2020
The European Parliament has passed a resolution advising the European Commission to adapt its competition enforcement tools and step up international cooperation, while calling for greater protection of industrial champions.
28 May 2020
Lawyers have said potential new market investigation powers would significantly increase the European Commission’s enforcement capabilities, as the agency confirmed it will propose an “ex ante competition tool” at the end of this year.
20 May 2020
France’s Competition Authority is studying the competitive effects of new payment systems like Apple Pay and Google Pay on the financial services market.
11 May 2020
The European Commission is seeking experts to conduct a five-month study into the gatekeeping power of digital platforms.
23 April 2020
Japan’s competition watchdog has urged banks to review their interbank transfer fees, which have remained unchanged for over 40 years.