Topic: Gun-jumping

Gun-jumping was reasonable, counsel to Electro Rent argues

The decision to fine Electro Rent, for terminating a lease while the UK competition enforcer was still assessing possible remedies on its proposed acquisition of a competitor, is “an abject failure of reasoning”, counsel to Electro Rent has argued.

24 October 2018

Court upholds Chile’s first gun-jumping fine

Chile’s specialist competition tribunal has signed off on a settlement that resolves allegations of gun-jumping against meatpacking companies Minerva and JBS.

02 August 2018

Australia pursues first gun-jumping court action

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has begun court proceedings against two stem cell storage companies for allegedly violating the country’s cartel and gun-jumping laws, after one company assumed responsibility for the other’s customer services before it completed the purchase of the other’s assets.

12 July 2018

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