KPMG France has acquired French economic consultancy MAPP.
Bayer has sued Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service for ordering the company to share its intellectual property with Russia’s agricultural sector as a condition for clearance of Bayer/Monsanto.
21st Century Fox has offered to ensure Sky News’ structural and editorial independence to quell the UK competition enforcer’s media plurality concerns, but all sides agree that Disney’s pending purchase of Fox could render such commitments unnecessary.
A federal jury has found that Jeld-Wen’s acquisition of Craftmaster Manufacturing caused millions of dollars in damages to rival doormaker Steves and Sons.
The Federal Trade Commission and Impax squared off on Thursday in a final round of arguments over the pay-for-delay case in the agency’s internal tribunal.
The European Court of Justice has decided a long-standing technical question with highly practical implications. Michael Reiss at Macfarlanes explores the judgment and its consequences.
While the US Federal Trade Commission’s top economist last week dismissed “hipster antitrust”, the deputy chief economist at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition suggested that enforcers can “stretch” antitrust to handle dominant technology companies.
Canada’s Competition Bureau announced yesterday that Jeanne Pratt would replace Lisa Campbell as senior deputy commissioner of the mergers branch, effective 16 January.
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