The Dutch competition authority has launched an inquiry into revenue models in the media sector, to determine whether digitalisation has created one mass media market that includes new platforms such as Spotify and YouTube, or whether the market consists of more traditional fragmented segments.
European competition authorities need new market study powers to address the enforcement gap in the digital sector left by existing abuse of dominance law, the head of Compass Lexecon in Europe has said.
Competition authorities have highlighted concerns about the collection of data in online markets, as well as barriers to entry and territorial restrictions, in a series of submissions ahead of the OECD’s roundtable on the implications of e-commerce for competition policy.
The head of California’s Department of Insurance has questioned executives from CVS Health and Aetna on the potential for their proposed merger to lead to discriminatory behaviour, and suggested that the claimed efficiencies could instead be achieved through a contract.
A federal judge has refused to allow the former chief executive of Bumble Bee Foods to attend his nephew’s wedding, following his indictment for allegedly conspiring to fix prices of packaged seafood.
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