Job Role: Transport services

DOJ doubles down on Section 8 enforcement

Five company directors have resigned from their leadership roles and one firm gave up its right to appoint directors at a rival after the Department of Justice raised concerns over suspected violations of Section 8 of the Clayton Act.

10 March 2023

CAT orders ro-ro defendants to disclose all confidential docs from EU probe

The UK’s Competition Tribunal has ordered defendants in a roll-on, roll-off class action claim to handover confidential documents from the European Commission’s ro-ro shipping cartel probe, even if they are deemed irrelevant.

23 February 2023

Ex-NYC transit worker admits to defrauding city bids

A former New York City transit worker has pleaded guilty to a single wire fraud charge after the Department of Justice accused him of submitting anticompetitive bids to purchase the city’s used vehicles.

01 February 2023

Moldova kicks off first-ever digital markets probe

Moldova’s antitrust enforcer has launched its first probe into an online platform as it assesses if two taxi applications owned by Russian search engine Yandex have abused their dominance through exclusivity arrangements.

27 January 2023

Latvia fines bid-rigging bus cartel

Latvia’s Competition Council has fined three public transport companies almost €2 million for rigging state tenders to win the rights to service 16 regionally important bus routes for a decade.

19 January 2023

ECJ endorses limited use of essential facilities doctrine

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that the European Commission was right not to analyse Lithuanian Railways’ track removal as a refusal to supply an essential facility, as the destruction of infrastructure can constitute an abuse of dominance in its own right.

12 January 2023

EU approves vehicle leasing merger with divestment remedies

The European Commission has ordered two global vehicle leasing companies to sell parts of their businesses in six countries as part of a decision to conditionally clear their tie-up during a Phase I review.

28 November 2022

UK tribunal adds season ticket holders to train operators class action

The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has granted a request by Justin Gutmann to include season ticket holders in his £93 million collective action against a pair of train operators for allegedly overcharging commuters travelling outside of London.

11 November 2022

Sweden hands down first penalties with new fining powers

Sweden’s Competition Authority has issued its first fines since it was given decision-making powers in March 2021, sanctioning two taxi companies for colluding to rig a tender to supply a small town with transport services.

24 October 2022

Chilean tribunal confirms first fines under new regime against already completed deal

Chile’s competition tribunal has confirmed a settlement between the country’s antitrust watchdog and a shipping company, marking the first time the authority has successfully challenged a completed deal that wasn't notified.

11 October 2022

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