The Israeli competition enforcer’s proposed addition of lowering the cost of living as an enforcement goal could clash with its ability to effectively protect consumer welfare, the American Bar Association has said.
The investigative branch of Brazil’s competition enforcer has recommended clearing Itaú Unibanco’s purchase of a 49.9% stake in investment platform XP Investimentos, conditioned on the bank refraining from influencing XP’s future business decisions.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has expressed concerns that a merger between two soft drinks companies could increase consumer prices and affect quality in the market for preservative-free, unrefrigerated beverages.
A federal judge has granted CDK Global’s and Reynolds and Reynolds’ request to delay discovery in their antitrust battle to block Authenticom from accessing car dealearships' data management systems.
The Supreme Court has agreed with the Department of Justice that the court should address whether US courts should assume that a foreign government’s characterisation of its laws is correct.
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.
The chief of the US Department of Justice's Antitrust Division has said the agency will return to structural relief to remedy anticompetitive mergers, rather than applying the behavioural remedies that were used under the previous administration.
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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