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The Norwegian Competition Authority has fined NorgesGruppen €1.9 million for failing to disclose its takeover of a rival supermarket’s premises, based on sector-specific rules that require certain companies to notify the enforcer about all acquisitions.
03 September 2020
Gazprom has challenged a decision by Poland’s competition watchdog to restrict its access to evidence in the enforcer’s Nord Stream 2 gun-jumping probe.
02 September 2020
Mexico’s antitrust enforcer has fined Santander, Coty and two investment companies for gun-jumping as it continues an aggressive enforcement campaign against improperly notified deals.
12 August 2020
Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has imposed its highest-ever fine on Gazprom for obstructing its Nord Stream 2 gun-jumping probe, but local competition lawyers expect the company to appeal.
03 August 2020
Mexico’s antitrust watchdog has fined four energy companies – including BAS Projects Corporation – for notifying an acquisition nearly a year after it was completed.
23 July 2020
A Slovenian court has ruled that insolvent retail company Agrokor did not intend to infringe merger control rules when it failed to notify a 2016 acquisition and reduced the competition authority’s penalty to €1 million.
26 June 2020
Zimbabwe’s competition enforcer has reportedly fined Innscor Africa a record €98,800 for gun-jumping, and ordered the consumer goods manufacturer to divest stakes in two animal feed businesses that it acquired without permission.
10 June 2020
Poland’s competition authority has threatened to fine Gazprom for failing to cooperate during a controversial gun-jumping probe related to an unnotified finance agreement for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.
03 June 2020
The Norwegian Competition Authority has fined an energy company €1.3 million for failing to notify its lease of a petrol station, although its lawyers said the company was unaware that the agreement was caught by the country’s merger regime.
12 May 2020
Mexico’s antitrust enforcer has fined SoftBank and WeWork for failing to notify their deal but cleared the acquisition as it poses no risk to competition.
29 April 2020
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