Region: Europe

Willkie boosts EU practice with Gibson Dunn hire

Jens-Olrik Murach is set to leave Gibson Dunn & Crutcher to join the partnership at Willkie Farr & Gallagher in Brussels and Frankfurt.

17 February 2021

Epic heads to EU in fight against Apple

Epic Games has continued its global crusade against Apple by filing an antitrust complaint with the European Commission.

17 February 2021

Royal Mail settles abuse allegations

Medical testing company Preventx has settled its standalone abuse of dominance claim against Royal Mail, six months after a UK court ordered the incumbent postal operator to temporarily continue providing it with a freepost service.

17 February 2021

UK forex claimants passed on losses, banks argue

Claimant funds seeking damages from seven banks accused of rigging foreign exchange rates should not be allowed to recover on behalf of former shareholders, the banks’ counsel has argued.

16 February 2021

New report calls for overhaul of UK competition regime

John Penrose, a member of parliament in the UK, has delivered a series of wide-ranging recommendations to the government for improving competition.

16 February 2021

UK forex claimants attempt to strike out pass-on arguments

Several banks that colluded to rig foreign exchange rates should not be allowed to argue that investment and pension funds seeking damages as a result of the cartel were able to pass on their alleged losses to their investors, counsel to the claimant funds has argued.

15 February 2021

French court upholds flour mill cartel ruling

France's top court has ruled that Goodmills, one of Germany's largest flour milling companies, continued to participate in a market sharing cartel until its fellow conspirators stopped inviting it to meetings.

12 February 2021

EU clears crop deal with remedies

The European Commission has cleared a deal between two suppliers of crop protection products following a Phase I probe, on the condition that the companies first divest certain supply agreements.

12 February 2021

Interchange fee dispute reveals flaws in CAT rules

The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal is preparing to reform its procedural rules for the first time since 2015, its president has said.

11 February 2021

Finland proposes fining property management cartel

Finland's competition watchdog has asked the country's Market Court to fine six property management companies and the Finnish Real Estate Management Federation a total of €22 million for price fixing.

11 February 2021

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