Topic: Information exchange

French recycling company loses ECJ appeal

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that a leniency applicant must provide new facts if it is to secure partial immunity, after dismissing an appeal by a recycling company that claimed it was entitled to a bigger discount after being fined as part of the recycled batteries cartel.

03 June 2021

CADE settles auto parts probe despite dissent from commissioners

ZF Friedrichshafen has agreed to pay €3.3 million to settle an investigation by Brazil’s competition authority into an automotive clutch cartel, although two commissioners at the agency voted against the fine for being too lenient.

27 May 2021

Italy raids car insurers and comparison portals

The Italian Competition Authority is investigating whether 13 insurance companies and four price comparison platforms exchanged commercially sensitive information by sharing reports prepared by the comparison sites.

21 May 2021

Samsung and LG fight over jurisdiction in LCD cartel settlement dispute

Samsung has argued that LG Display must pay £900,000 as part of a settlement decision the former reached with 41 English local authorities for alleged loss suffered from the EU liquid crystal display cartel.

18 May 2021

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