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UK tribunal suggests expediting and referring trucks appeal

The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has allowed defendant truck manufacturers to appeal against its ruling on the binding nature of the European Commission’s trucks cartel decision.

UK court grants access to Google’s algorithm info

Trucks cartelists are bound by some EU factual findings, UK court rules

SAA woes trigger antitrust settlement default

DOJ loses bid to block Sabre/Farelogix

The Department of Justice has failed to establish that Sabre’s acquisition of Farelogix will substantially lessen competition, a Delaware federal court has ruled. 

FTC requires bionic elbow divestiture to preserve future competition

Prosthetic limb maker Össur must divest rival College Park Industries’ bionic elbow business to resolve concerns that a merger between the two companies would harm competition, the Federal Trade Commission has held.

The antitrust damages directive: four years on

Today marks four years since the EU antitrust damages directive was signed into law. After years of discussion, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union intended Directive 2014/104 to make it easier for businesses and consumers to claim compensation for overcharges caused by infringements of competition law.

Presumption of parental influence a concern, barrister says

A ruling to allow two UK subsidiaries to be used as anchor defendants in follow-on litigation – on the presumption that they did not act independently of their parent companies – could increase the risk of irreconcilable judgments, a competition barrister has cautioned. Tom Madge-Wyld at GCR Live Competition Litigation

Hausfeld gets a GRIP on Google lawsuits

Plaintiff’s side law firm Hausfeld has teamed up with a public affairs consultancy to set up the Google Redress & Integrity Platform (GRIP), which aims to attract potential clients seeking redress against the technology company over its allegedly anti-competitive practices.


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