Topic: Interim relief

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

UK enforcer issues new interim measures guidance for merger control

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has sought to tackle a recent run of companies failing to comply with interim measures, by issuing fresh guidance for both merging and merged businesses.

01 July 2019

EU seeks interim measures in Broadcom exclusivity probe

The European Commission is investigating “as a matter of priority” whether Broadcom is abusing its dominance in the market for TV and modem chipsets by imposing exclusivity requirements on its customers.

26 June 2019

CMA proposes broad reforms to competition framework

The UK’s antitrust enforcer has called for the UK government to revamp its competition enforcement powers, as the agency claims that legislation “impenetrable” to nonspecialists and lacking a “clear and unifying purpose” impedes its mission.

25 February 2019

UK court refuses interim relief for grocery retailer

The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has refused a request by discount retailer B&M European Value Retail to suspend its designation as a grocery retailer that must comply with a specific supplier code of practice.

06 February 2019

Google hit with interim measures in French probe

France’s Competition Authority has ordered Google to reconsider its suspension of a telephone directory from its online advertising platform, after concluding that its wider Ads usage policy likely constitutes an abuse of dominance.

31 January 2019

Belgian enforcer issues interim injunction in radio broadcast battle

Belgium’s competition authority has imposed interim measures on radio transmitter Norkring, ordering it to provide continued access to four of its transmission towers to public-service broadcaster VRT.

23 January 2019

Indian authority grants interim relief in port probe

As India’s competition authority probes Maersk and DP World for alleged collusion, it has ordered them to retract statements indicating they would not deliver shipping containers to a rival company.

22 January 2019

Grab asks Philippines to reconsider fine

Grab has urged the Philippine Competition Commission to reconsider the €196,560 fine it imposed on the ride-hailing company earlier this month.

29 October 2018

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