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The European Commission was correct to impose separate fines on a seafood company for failing to notify a deal and for implementing that deal without approval, the EU’s highest court has ruled.
04 March 2020
IBM and Red Hat have agreed to pay Brazil’s antitrust watchdog €12.4 million for gun jumping – the highest gun-jumping settlement the enforcer has ever issued.
12 December 2019
Slovenia's competition authority has imposed a €53 million fine on Agrokor for failing to notify its 2016 acquisition of Ardeya Global, while Serbia’s competition enforcer is investigating Agrokor’s successor for gun-jumping.
15 October 2019
The European Commission cannot fine a company both for failing to notify the enforcer of a deal and for implementing that deal without the enforcer’s approval, an advocate general at the European Court of Justice has said.
26 September 2019
The UK’s competition authority has fined PayPal £250,000 for unintentionally contacting UK-based customers about its acquisition of rival fintech iZettle during the enforcer’s merger review.
25 September 2019
Norway’s competition authority has issued a statement of objections to a national supermarket chain for gun jumping, with the enforcer looking at fines of €2 million.
17 July 2019
Circle K has paid a €803,724 fine for failing to notify Denmark’s competition authority that it acquired 72 service stations in 2016.
02 July 2019
Camera maker Canon will appeal against the European Commission’s fine for starting the acquisition of Toshiba Medical Systems (TMSC) before notifying the agency.
27 June 2019
Ireland’s antitrust enforcer has secured a second guilty plea in its first criminal prosecution for gun-jumping.
14 May 2019
The first gun-jumping case referred by Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission for prosecution has resulted in a guilty plea and €2,000 donation to a local charity.
10 April 2019
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