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Sunshine: Documents don’t tell the full story

Internal company documents can make for compelling evidence, but it is important for enforcers to recognise the broader context in which they are delivered, a former Department of Justice official has said.

08 February 2021

UK FDI regime not based on economic concerns, government official says

A UK government official has said the country’s proposed foreign investment bill will give the state “significant powers” to intervene in deals that could affect national security, but critics have warned that the law could chill much-needed investment.

04 February 2021

Matos Rosa: Competition is key to green innovation

The president of the Portuguese Competition Authority has said enforcers need to “demystify” the view that competition policy is an obstacle to sustainability initiatives.

04 February 2021

Consumer empowerment will spur competition online, academics argue

Shattering the “illusion of control” that consumers think they hold over their online choices is key to boosting competition in the digital economy, Ariel Ezrachi has said.

26 January 2021

Agencies should consider racial inequities, current and ex-enforcers say

The US antitrust agencies should use their enforcement powers to counter systemic racism in American society, current and past leadership at the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice have said.

26 January 2021

One week left for Women in Antitrust 2021 nominations

GCR is accepting nominations until 29 January for inclusion in the sixth edition of Women in Antitrust, which profiles leading female competition lawyers, economists, academics and enforcers.

22 January 2021

Tickets available for GCR’s antitrust law leaders forum

Tickets are still available for GCR Interactive: Antitrust Law Leaders Forum, where a host of top competition enforcers from the US and Europe will come together to discuss digital markets and the future of enforcement.

13 January 2021

WATCH: GCR Interactive: Merger Control

GCR Interactive: Merger Control took place on 21 and 22 October. A full recording is now available to watch.

18 December 2020

Sims: enforcers can learn from Asian counterparts on digital issues

Western enforcers should pay more attention to how agencies in Asia are fighting the anticompetitive conduct of large technology companies, the head of Australia’s competition authority has said.

08 December 2020

New FDI regime is not about protectionism, UK official says

A UK government official has insisted that the country’s incoming foreign direct investment regime is not about protectionism but is focused “very strictly” on national security.

03 December 2020

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