Topic: Dawn raids

Spanish enforcer raids pharmaceutical distribution market

Spain’s antitrust watchdog is investigating multiple unnamed drugmakers over suspected illegal information exchange following dawn raids last week.

08 December 2023

Switzerland dawn raids construction companies

Switzerland’s Competition Commission has dawn raided several construction companies operating in a northwestern state as part of another bid-rigging cartel probe.

30 November 2023

Singapore raids construction sector

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore has raided multiple businesses in the construction industry, which local lawyers say could signal the end of a yearslong enforcement lull.

30 November 2023

France raids company in retail goods sector

France’s Competition Authority has raided the premises of an unnamed producer and distributor of food and non-food consumer products, following related impromptu hearings it conducted last month.

27 November 2023

Arçelik fined for obstructing dawn raid

Arçelik subsidiary Beko is challenging a €556,960 fine issued by the Czech Republic’s competition watchdog for obstructing a dawn raid during a resale price-fixing probe.

21 November 2023

Glovo and Delivery Hero raided again

The European Commission has conducted another round of raids on the premises of Glovo and Delivery Hero as it widens an ongoing antitrust probe to cover possible no-poach agreements and illegal information exchanges.

21 November 2023

CAT rejects rare CMA request to dawn raid individual

The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has dismissed a rare request from the country’s antitrust authority to dawn raid an individual, ruling such raids constitute “considerable intrusions into private life”.

08 November 2023

Rail and pharma sectors raided in Spain

Spain’s competition watchdog has raided several railway operators, citing concerns over alleged abuse of dominance, anticompetitive agreements and failures to comply with a record infringement decision against the country’s publicly owned rail company.

30 October 2023

UPDATE: Sika, Saint-Gobain and Cinven-owned business targeted in cross-border cartel probe

Sika, Saint-Gobain and Masters Business Solutions have confirmed they are involved in a cross-border cartel probe from competition agencies in the UK, EU and Turkey over suspected cartel violations in the chemical admixture market.

18 October 2023

Italian enforcer opens abuse probe into used oil consortium

A national consortium of used mineral oils may have abused its dominance by hindering the operations of two new entrants through exclusionary and discriminatory conduct, Italy’s Competition Authority has said.

11 October 2023

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