Topic: Interim relief

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

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

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