Region: Israel

Former Israeli enforcer returns to Compass Lexecon

Yair Eilat has rejoined Compass Lexecon after spending three years as the chief economist and deputy director-general of Israel’s Competition Authority.

01 March 2021

Israel pushes for new regulation of online platforms

Israel’s Competition Authority has recommended that the country’s government regulate the conduct of online platforms through a more targeted version of the EU’s platform-to-business regulation.

08 February 2021

From the enforcer: Competition Authority

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18 December 2020

Israel private practice perspective

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18 December 2020

Israel

Featured in GCR 100 2021

Israel’s competition lawyers remain extremely busy, confronted with domestic and international mergers, an active enforcer and a robust private litigation regime.

11 December 2020

Booking.com offers commitments to end Israeli probe

Booking.com has agreed to remove all most-favoured-nation clauses from its contacts with hotels in Israel, following an investigation by the country’s antitrust watchdog.

26 November 2020

Israeli court convicts textbook cartelists

A court in Israel has convicted three book distributors and six of their employees for conspiring to raise the price of textbooks provided to low-income schoolchildren.

02 November 2020

Israeli news website raided in Taboola/Outbrain probe

Israel’s Competition Authority has raided a news website, reportedly in connection to its investigation into a digital advertising merger, as reports also surfaced that the merging companies have abandoned the tie-up.

10 September 2020

Israel seeks first criminal penalties for merger commitment breach

Israel’s Antitrust Authority has filed criminal charges against a film distributor and a chief executive for refusing to supply a cinema with films from three major Hollywood film studios, in breach of a 2010 merger commitment.

10 August 2020

Excessive pricing cases should be decided cautiously, Israel's AG says

Israel’s attorney general has urged the country’s top court to exercise caution and restraint when deciding an upcoming excessive-pricing claim against Coca Cola, setting out a two-part test for deciding if that type of conduct breaches competition law.

15 June 2020

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