Ireland’s antitrust authority has backed the creation of a new economic regulator for the household waste collection market, to address competition concerns in a sector it says tends to produce natural monopolies that give consumers little power.
Denmark’s National Audit Office has criticised the country’s competition enforcer and state prosecutor for taking too long to conclude antitrust cases.
Germany’s government has set up a new investigatory commission to evaluate whether the country’s competition law should be amended to respond to unique antitrust challenges in the digital economy – a week after another agency published recommendations on the same topic.
A scholar of currency exchange, testifying on behalf of three traders accused of coordinating bids to manipulate foreign exchange rates, has said that the Department of Justice’s evidence focused on too narrow a market.
The overturning of class certification for indirect purchasers of Asacol may reshape how some class actions are formed, as a defence strategy of aggressive discovery on plaintiffs bore fruit in a successful appeal.
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