Topic: Dawn raids

Hong Kong raids fish market over price-fixing claims

Hong Kong’s Competition Commission has raided one of the territory’s most important fish markets, as part of a joint operation with local organised crime investigators.

28 November 2022

Serbia raids food delivery app

Serbia’s competition authority has opened an investigation into Glovo, alleging the food delivery application abused its dominance by imposing exclusivity clauses on its restaurant partners, as the enforcer's dawn raid procedures face separate constitutional challenges.

15 November 2022

Czech enforcer issues more fines for dawn raid obstruction

The Czech Republic’s Office for the Protection of Competition has fined an electronic appliances distributor for obstructing a dawn raid after a company executive refused to hand over his phone and another deleted content from his mobile and laptop.

11 November 2022

Greece fines Coca-Cola-bottler €10 million for exclusivity agreements

Greece’s Competition Commission has fined a major bottler and seller of Coca-Cola products more than €10 million and forced it to open up refrigeration space to competitors after finding it illegally blocked rivals from entering the country’s soft drinks supply market.

04 November 2022

Spain and Portugal run joint dawn raids under new cooperation agreement

The Portuguese and Spanish antitrust watchdogs have jointly raided a wood chip company in Spain over potential market-sharing and unlawful information exchanges.

26 October 2022

Hybrid dawn raids: How the future of work is impacting cartel investigations today

Just as the workplace has entered a new era, so too have the global rules and processes around dawn raids. Employees are now working from anywhere, storing data on personal devices and communicating across numerous chat, collaboration and video conferencing tools. FTI Consulting senior managing director Ashley Brickles examines how competition authorities across the world have been quick to pivot their dawn raid techniques to align with the modern data landscape.

07 October 2022

France raids leather goods companies

France’s Competition Authority has searched the premises of several companies in the leather goods retail sector.

05 October 2022

Korea raids Apple over excessive pricing allegations

Korea’s antitrust watchdog has reportedly searched Apple's local headquarters in response to a mobile gaming association’s complaint that the technology giant unlawfully charged game developers excessive in-app purchase fees.

28 September 2022

More raids conducted in Greece

Greece’s Competition Commission has raided six companies in the household electrical appliances market as part of an investigation into anticompetitive vertical restraints.

09 September 2022

Uptick in dawn raids by Indian enforcer going to continue, lawyer says

The Competition Commission of India has become “significantly more sophisticated” in its use of dawn raids and a recent uptick in these searches is only going to increase, according to a leading local antitrust lawyer.

25 August 2022

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