The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has ruled that iiyama’s lawsuits against liquid crystal display and cathode ray tube cartelists should go to trial, after a lower court found at a preliminary stage that the claimant’s indirect purchases from the global cartels fell outside the scope of EU antitrust law.
The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into the proposed tie-up of two of the world’s four largest gas suppliers, following concerns that the deal could lead to higher prices and reduce choice for consumers and businesses.
Italy’s competition watchdog has raided the country’s four major mobile phone providers on the suspicion they coordinated billing strategies, following a crackdown by the Italian consumer regulator two years ago.
White & Case partners Assimakis Komninos in Brussels and Justus Herrlinger in Hamburg look at luxury, selective distribution and the questions still unanswered about what manufacturers can do.
Though competition authorities prefer case-by-case analyses, they must engage in the public discussion of breaking up or regulating dominant platforms, an official at Germany’s Federal Cartel Office said on Friday. Pallavi Guniganti at GCR Live Miami
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