Topic: Dawn raids

Pakistan raids poultry association

Pakistan’s competition watchdog has raided a trade association and an unnamed company in the poultry industry over suspected price-fixing and illegal information exchange.

02 June 2021

Poland issues rare fine for dawn raid obstruction

Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has issued its second-ever fine to an individual for a procedural violation, as the agency hit a gym operator and its manager with a combined penalty for obstructing a dawn raid.

26 May 2021

Indian enforcer raids major cement companies

India’s competition watchdog has raided LafargeHolcim’s two local subsidiaries, as well as reportedly searching the offices of its rivals UltraTech Cement and Shree Cement.

10 December 2020

EU accuses Czech rail operator of predatory pricing

The European Commission has issued a statement of objections to state-owned Czech railway operator České dráhy for allegedly charging predatory prices.

30 October 2020

Italian enforcer launches Google online advertising probe

Italy’s Competition Authority has raided Google’s Italian office over allegations the tech company abused its dominance in the online display advertising market by preventing rivals from accessing user data.

28 October 2020

EU court partially annuls supermarket dawn raids

The EU General Court has ruled that the European Commission’s dawn raids on Casino and Intermarché in 2017 were partly unlawful, but confirmed the overall legality of the EU antitrust dawn raid regime after it was challenged by the supermarkets.

05 October 2020

Pakistan raids cement and sugar mill associations

Pakistan’s competition watchdog has conducted two separate dawn raids in consecutive days, as it raided the primary associations in the cement and sugar sectors.

25 September 2020

ECJ throws out Prysmian’s power cables appeal

The European Court of Justice has dismissed Prysmian’s appeal challenging a General Court ruling that confirmed the European Commission’s €104.6 million fine against the company.

24 September 2020

Dutch enforcer raids home furnishing companies

The Dutch competition watchdog has raided several unnamed companies in the home furnishings sector over suspected horizontal price fixing and resale price maintenance, in its first inspection since suspending office searches in March.

18 September 2020

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