Taiwan’s competition authority has revoked most of the €653 million fine it imposed on Qualcomm last year for abusing its dominance in the mobile phone chip market, and instead reached commitments based on public interest considerations.
In a damning report that criticises the lack of competition in the financial services sector, an Australian governmental research body has recommended that the country’s antitrust watchdog lead reform of the industry.
Singapore’s competition enforcer has charged four hotels with exchanging commercially sensitive information for the provision of hotel rooms to business travellers.
Devender Kumar Sikri stepped down as chairman of the Competition Commission of India on 12 July. He spoke with Tom Madge-Wyld about the enforcer’s due process record, as well as the need for new fining guidelines and other potential changes to the country’s Competition Act
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission “still has concerns” about the use of most favoured nation clauses in the hotel booking market, an ACCC official has said.
Baker McKenzie has promoted two partners and one of counsel in its competition practice.
Claudio Donato Monge and Marco López Volio
Daniel Pino Arroba and Paulette Ocampo
Alejandra Palacios Prieto
Paloma Alcántara and Fernando Carreño
Davit Akman, Ian Macdonald and François Baril
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Satyen Dhana, Christine Graham and Jacqueline Vallat
CMS Cameron McKenna (London)