Topic: Interim relief

Brazil takes interim measures against gym labour unions

Brazil’s competition authority has opened a probe and put interim measures on gym unions in Rio de Janeiro, over an anticompetitive clause in the gyms’ agreement with union members.

24 February 2020

Vodafone Albania hit with interim measures in telecoms probe

Albania’s Competition Authority has imposed interim measures on three telecommunications companies for allegedly operating a cartel to increase mobile contract prices and minimum top-up value.

18 February 2020

EU wants interim measures powers in post-Brexit UK

The EU and the UK are set to discuss competition policy as part of post-Brexit negotiations, but their governments have different ideas about how competition rules should straddle the Channel.

05 February 2020

Belgian enforcer imposes interim measures on Orange joint venture

The Belgian Competition Authority has imposed interim measures on a network-sharing joint venture between the country’s two biggest telecommunications companies.

14 January 2020

Swatch wants to call time on Swiss interim measures

Swatch has offered to limit the number of watch parts it supplies in Switzerland, in hopes of resolving a long-running abuse of dominance dispute with the country’s competition authority.

09 January 2020

Interim relief denied in fight over African football rights

French sports marketing agency Lagardère has failed to secure emergency relief in a dispute over the termination of a billion-dollar contract concerning media and marketing rights for Africa’s biggest football competitions.

18 December 2019

Bruce faces interim measures in Sweden

Sweden’s Competition Authority has imposed interim measures against a fitness aggregator, forcing the company to remove exclusivity clauses in its contracts with training facility owners while the enforcer conducts its investigation.

06 December 2019

Google could face more interim measures in France

France’s competition enforcer is investigating requests for interim measures that claim Google abused its dominance by refusing to pay publishers for displaying content in search results.

22 November 2019

EU hits Broadcom with rare interim measures

The European Commission has used interim measures for the first time in almost two decades, ordering Broadcom to stop imposing exclusivity and quasi-exclusivity requirements on purchasers of its chipsets.

16 October 2019

Interim measures help to keep antitrust relevant, says DG Comp official

The timing of an intervention such as the interim remedies proposed for Broadcom can make enforcement more effective, a senior official at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition has said.

01 July 2019

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