Topic: Behavioural remedies

Parallel UK/EU remedies increasingly challenging, Hitachi lawyer says

Merging parties like Hitachi and Thales are finding it increasingly difficult to manage twin remedy negotiations in the UK and EU, Hitachi Rail’s head of competition has warned.

27 September 2023

French enforcer orders commitments in gambling deal

France's national lottery operator has won approval to acquire betting company ZEturf after remedying concerns about conglomerate effects raised by the country’s competition watchdog.

18 September 2023

Boehringer Ingelheim first to break ranks in Brazilian cartel probe

Drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim has struck a settlement deal with Brazil’s competition watchdog, agreeing to pay a €4.35 million fine to end a probe into its role in a nearly three-decade-long conspiracy.

14 September 2023

EU reveals first DMA gatekeeper designations

Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, ByteDance, Meta and Microsoft have six months to ensure their core platform services comply with the Digital Markets Act now that the European Commission has designated them as gatekeepers under its new regime.

06 September 2023

Philippines adopts tougher remedies stance

The behavioural fix imposed on Grab’s acquisition of Uber has caused the Philippine Competition Commission to become far more sceptical about non-structural remedies, the agency’s head has said.

29 August 2023

India consults on draft settlement and commitment regulations

Draft regulation in India proposes to allow businesses to end abuse of dominance investigations with settlements or remedies following the early stages of a probe.

24 August 2023

Saudi Arabian enforcement surge continues

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Competition has conditionally cleared an outdoor advertising company's €257 million takeover of a rival, marking the enforcer's third-ever clearance with commitments.

22 August 2023

Italy conditionally clears Italiana Petroli/Esso deal

Italiana Petroli has convinced the Italian Competition Authority to accept behavioural commitments to allay concerns about its acquisition of certain assets from an ExxonMobil subsidiary

09 August 2023

South African enforcer seeks to block telecoms deal

South Africa’s largest mobile network operator cannot complete its acquisition of a major fibre telecommunications provider as it may deprive low-income consumers of price competition, the country’s antitrust enforcer has said.

09 August 2023

Takealot questions South African market study remedies

A South African online marketplace has hit back at the results of the national competition watchdog's landmark sector inquiry, claiming the enforcer incorrectly concluded it is a “leading” e-commerce company.

07 August 2023

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