Topic: Structural remedies

Kenyan court dismisses lawsuit against competition enforcer

A Kenyan court has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that the country’s competition authority failed to tackle the dominance of Kenya Power while rejecting a request to break up the incumbent electricity company.

26 October 2020

DOJ requires Waste Management to dump assets

Waste Management has agreed to sell hundreds of assets spanning more than 50 local markets to secure merger approval for its $4.6 billion purchase of Advanced Disposal Services.

26 October 2020

DOJ’s Google lawsuit follows Microsoft playbook, ex-enforcers say

The Department of Justice is seeking to replicate the success of its landmark Microsoft case in a lawsuit accusing Google of illegally maintaining monopolies over online search and search advertising, several former enforcers have said.

21 October 2020

US DOJ seeks "structural relief" in Google monopolisation case

Google has illegally maintained monopolies over online search and search advertising through agreements intended to prevent competition, the US Department of Justice and 11 US state enforcers have said in a long-expected lawsuit against the company.

20 October 2020

Don’t overstate the role of data, Facebook says

Facebook’s director of economic policy has played down the competitive advantage available to platforms that have access to large tranches of data, while warning against the effectiveness of data separation and data access remedies.

24 September 2020

DOJ conditionally clears Anheuser-Busch/Craft Brew Alliance

The Department of Justice has approved Anheuser-Busch InBev’s full purchase of Crew Brew Alliance on the condition that the companies divest one of the alliance’s brands in Hawaii.

21 September 2020

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