Europe

CMA kills Sainsbury’s/Asda deal

By blocking the proposed tie-up between major UK supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda, the UK’s competition enforcer has set a strikingly low bar for intervention that will make it almost impossible for the Big Four chains to merge in future, lawyers have said.

French enforcer expands scope of television advertising market definition

ICN multilateral framework is step in right direction, lawyers say

Unwired Planet/Huawei will go to UK Supreme Court

Year in Preview: UK to enter digital platform debate

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.

Vestager: data sharing as a remedy may be necessary

The EU commissioner for competition has said requiring companies to share data may be needed as a new tool to remedy anticompetitive conduct.

Quinn Emanuel adds Whiteford to competition team

Elaine Whiteford has joined Quinn Emanuel’s competition practice in London after leaving the partnership at Covington & Burling.

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