Topic: Gun-jumping

Mexico sanctions AT&T and Discovery for gun-jumping after jurisdictional spat

Mexico’s competition enforcer has fined AT&T and Warner Bros Discovery €2.6 million for failing to notify it of their separation of WarnerMedia's Mexican subsidiaries after the country’s telecoms regulator approved the underlying €42.8 billion tie-up last month.

09 September 2022

Portugal issues record gun-jumping fine

The Portuguese Competition Authority has imposed its highest-ever sanction on a company for gun jumping, fining a major charity €2.5 million for failing to notify its acquisition of control over a national Red Cross hospital.

08 September 2022

Mozambique enforcer issues first infringement decisions

The Competition Regulatory Authority of Mozambique has issued its first public infringement decisions in separate gun-jumping and price-fixing cases, less than two years after becoming an operational agency.

02 September 2022

Illumina beats FTC before ALJ

Illumina’s proposed acquisition of cancer-screening company Grail would not violate US antitrust law, the Federal Trade Commission’s administrative law judge has ruled.

02 September 2022

Amazon claims myriad of legal errors in gun-jumping appeal to Indian Supreme Court

India’s specialist competition tribunal erroneously applied legal standards from contract law – which do not apply to competition cases – in upholding a record gun-jumping fine, Amazon will argue to the country’s highest court.

01 August 2022

CCI hits SABIC with gun-jumping penalties for Clariant acquisitions

The Competition Commission of India has hit Saudi Basic Industries Corporation with a pair of gun-jumping fines for failing to notify its acquisitions of two minority stakes in rival chemicals company Clariant.

29 July 2022

Tickets available for GCR Live: Global Merger Control in Brussels

GCR Live: Global Merger Control is returning to Brussels in October, with panels discussing high-profile deals, novel theories of harm both within and outside the technology sector and the role of economics in merger assessment.

26 July 2022

Illumina and Grail face “hefty fines” in EU gun-jumping probe

The European Commission has sent Illumina and Grail a statement of objections accusing the companies of unlawfully closing their deal, which comes less than a week after the General Court confirmed the agency’s jurisdiction to review the acquisition.

19 July 2022

China issues max fines in latest round of gun-jumping penalties

China’s antitrust enforcer has fined Alibaba, Tencent and multiple other technology companies and private equity groups the maximum amount possible for failing to report more than two dozen transactions dating back to 2011.

12 July 2022

Indian tribunal upholds record gun-jumping penalty against Amazon

India’s specialist competition tribunal has upheld a record €24.5 million gun-jumping fine against Amazon but halved additional penalties on the technology giant for making false statements about its 49% investment in Future Coupons.

13 June 2022

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