Joint Conduct

Turkey launches sprawling coronavirus-related probe

Nivea, Johnson & Johson and Carrefour are among the 29 companies that Turkey’s Competition Authority is investigating for allegedly inflating prices during the covid-19 pandemic.

AG Pitruzzella: Paramount commitments decision violates EU legal principles

DG Comp official: EU is considering “restorative or prescriptive” antitrust remedies

EU issues rare guidance letter on coronavirus collaboration

Sabre: DOJ influenced CMA merger review

Sabre and Farelogix have claimed that the Department of Justice’s role in the UK’s decision to block their merger means an appellate court should reject a request to vacate the deal’s approval in the US.

Fear Factor: The Tipline for 27 May 2020

Before Joe Rogan signed a podcasting deal with Spotify worth up to $100 million, he hosted a nauseating game show. Fear Factor required contestants to perform terrifying tasks such as eating a martini glass full of worms or standing in a pit full of rats. Not featured in the nine seasons of the show: having to rule against Uber in an arbitration proceeding. An Uber customer accusing the ride-hailing platform of price-fixing says the arbitrator in its case would have failed that challenge, claiming he was too afraid to issue an injunction against the company.

Pay-for-delay ruling exposes uncertainty in EU law

The Paroxetine judgment in the UK highlights a slew of questions that the EU courts have yet to resolve about patent settlements, and takes issue with the UK competition enforcer’s reasoning on market definitions. Tom Webb scrutinises the ruling

DG Comp official: EU is considering “restorative or prescriptive” antitrust remedies

A senior official at the European Commission has said it is considering whether it needs to impose broader remedies in antitrust cases that go beyond the usual “cease and desist” requirements.


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