Region: Israel

Israel plans to redefine monopolies and lift cap on penalties

Israel's Ministry of Economy and Industry is expected to propose antitrust legislation that will redefine monopolies and lift the 24 million shekels (€5.6 million) cap on penalties, according to local media reports and lawyers speaking to GCR.

11 September 2017

Israel: Antitrust Authority

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14 August 2017

Israel: Overview

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14 August 2017

Israel's top court restricts jurisdiction over international cartels

Israel's Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit against members of the liquid crystal display cartel, after finding that foreign defendants can only be sued if conduct took place within the country.

01 August 2017

Israeli enforcer seeks prosecution of Holocaust school trip cartel

Israel’s Antitrust Authority has recommended that four travel companies companies and 10 individuals face criminal prosecution for their alleged involvement in fixing the price of school trips to concentration camps in Poland.

11 July 2017

Coca Cola distributor in hot water for alleged abuse

Israel’s Antitrust Authority plans to fine Coca Cola’s local distributor 62.7 million shekels (€15.9 million) – the country’s highest-ever antitrust fine – for engaging in a suite of allegedly abusive practices.

23 March 2017

Skadden and Morrison & Foerster advise on Intel/Mobileye

US chip manufacturer Intel is to acquire Mobileye, an Israeli company that makes automated driving systems, for $15.3 billion (€14.3 billion), the companies announced today.

13 March 2017

Israel fines state-owned company and executives for abuse of dominance

Israel’s competition enforcer has imposed a 13 million shekel (€3.3 million) fine on the Israel Electric Corporation and fined two of its executives for abuse of dominance in the electricity transmission and distribution market – marking the largest corporate and individual fines the enforcer has ever imposed.

08 March 2017

Israel narrows enforcement against excessive pricing

Israel’s competition watchdog has published its final policy on excessive pricing, indicating enforcement against such conduct will take place only in exceptional circumstances and as a last resort.

01 March 2017

Israeli enforcer prosecutes computer equipment cartel

Israel’s competition watchdog has indicted five technology suppliers and 11 individuals for allegedly rigging bids in the supply of computer equipment to government-owned companies.

28 February 2017

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