Volume 19 - Issue 3

Age-old remedies

Tom Madge-Wyld

17 March 2016

As part of a wider review into its historic remedies portfolio, the UK’s competition enforcer last year released a tin can manufacturer from undertakings imposed by its predecessor 42 years ago. In the US, enforcers are open to applications for the removal of old restrictions, but neither the DoJ nor FTC is keen to take a more proactive stance. Tom Madge-Wyld contrasts the approach of both enforcers