The European Commission has allowed two investment groups to acquire three Greek fishery businesses, conditional on the buyers selling assets to create a viable competitor.
A water tank manufacturer’s appeal against a cartel fine was today struck down by a UK court, which said one of the appellant’s arguments was “absurd” and “not well founded”.
The EU’s General Court has struck down a European Commission decision finding that Belgium granted unlawful tax relief to to at least 66 companies, but lawyers do not expect the ruling to have much of a bearing on upcoming challenges to more high-profile state aid tax cases.
In 2018, the UK government commissioned an expert panel to examine if powerful digital platforms pose a threat to consumers and competition. This year, the panel will try to provide an answer.
An ethos that dominant players need to leave space for rivals because competitors are necessary to provide competition, low prices and choice may explain some differences between EU and US enforcement, Cecilio Madero Villarejo has said. Pallavi Guniganti at GCR Live Miami
John Davies, the founder of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Brussels office and one of the pioneers of antitrust law in Europe, is set to join global advisory firm Brunswick Group.
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