Topic: Coronavirus

CMA blocks JD Sports/Footasylum

JD Sports has called the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority’s decision to block its takeover of Footasylum “prejudged and erroneous”, particularly in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

06 May 2020

Speedy disclosure “unrealistic” amid covid-19, UK judge says

The UK judge presiding over Daimler’s follow-on claim against EU roll-on roll-off cartelists has distilled the difficulties of running competition law cases during the covid-19 pandemic as he ruled on a disclosure dispute.

05 May 2020

Vestager refuses to pause state aid rules

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has rejected a request from Austrian politicians to suspend European state aid rules during the coronavirus pandemic.

01 May 2020

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