Topic: Exclusivity clauses

EU hits Broadcom with rare interim measures

The European Commission has used interim measures for the first time in almost two decades, ordering Broadcom to stop imposing exclusivity and quasi-exclusivity requirements on purchasers of its chipsets.

16 October 2019

Interim measures help to keep antitrust relevant, says DG Comp official

The timing of an intervention such as the interim remedies proposed for Broadcom can make enforcement more effective, a senior official at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition has said.

01 July 2019

EU seeks interim measures in Broadcom exclusivity probe

The European Commission is investigating “as a matter of priority” whether Broadcom is abusing its dominance in the market for TV and modem chipsets by imposing exclusivity requirements on its customers.

26 June 2019

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