Topic: Behavioural remedies

UK conditionally clears pair of foreign investments

The UK government has imposed national security-related remedies on the acquisition of UK eSIM company Truphone by a pair of European billionaires, on the same day it also placed restrictions on a Chinese electric power company’s acquisition of control over a London-based construction company.

06 December 2022

Ticketmaster violated consent order, Taylor Swift fans claim

A group of Taylor Swift fans is suing Ticketmaster for allegedly harming competition in the online ticketing sector and violating the consent order behind its merger with Live Nation.

06 December 2022

Argentina imposes rare structural remedy on nightclub cartel

Argentina’s antitrust watchdog has issued a rare decision to break up a nightclub operator while imposing €1.4 million in fines on a cartel that fixed prices and divided a local discotheque market.

02 December 2022

CMA demands remedies in Baker Hughes acquisition

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has told Baker Hughes and Altus Intervention to remedy their proposed transaction to avoid an in-depth probe after finding the deal would wipe out a key competitor in an essential oil supply market.

23 November 2022

CMA seeks competition fix for Korean Air/Asiana

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has told Korean Air and Asiana Airlines that they have five days to remedy its competition concerns or face an in-depth review into their proposed €1.31 billion merger.

15 November 2022

Thousands of stakeholders urged Canadian enforcer to block major telecoms deal, official says

The majority of over 7,000 public submissions sent to Canada’s Competition Bureau opposed Rogers’ $19 billion acquisition of Shaw Communications, an agency official has testified.

09 November 2022

CMA set to unroll dough merger

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally found that Cérélia’s takeover of Jus-Rol can likely only be remedied by the former divesting the entirety of the latter’s UK business, which “would be similar to a prohibition”.

07 November 2022

Rogers/Shaw merger challenge heads to trial

The Canadian competition agency’s attempt to block Rogers Communications’ high-profile acquisition of rival Shaw Communications heads to trial on Monday, following the failure of last-minute mediation sessions intended to reach a compromise on proposed remedies.

04 November 2022

Drinks companies pull plug on three-to-two deal in Denmark

Two major Danish drinks businesses have abandoned a proposed tie-up after the country’s antitrust enforcer raised horizontal competition concerns during an in-depth review into the deal.

27 October 2022

Peru imposes conditions in first Phase II probe under new merger regime

Peru’s competition authority has imposed a set of behavioural remedies on a pair of drugmakers as part of its first in-depth review under the country’s revamped merger control framework, which came into force last year.

26 October 2022

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