Topic: Interim relief

Guersent signals increased use of interim measures in conduct cases

Relying more on interim measures in non-merger cases should incentivise parties to better cooperate with the European Commission and solve conduct cases more quickly, the director-general of the EU’s competition watchdog has said.

07 December 2023

CMA, Motorola told to re-work agreement to pause Airwave price cap

The UK’s competition watchdog, the Home Office and Motorola must re-work an eleventh-hour agreement to pause a price cap imposed on Airwave’s network, the Competition Appeal Tribunal has said, as it refused to rule on a consent agreement reached by the parties.

03 August 2023

Landmark review of EU competition regime will target interim measures rules, Guersent says

The European Commission will likely assess whether requirements for imposing interim measures are too burdensome as part of its sweeping review of rules underpinning competition enforcement across the EU, Olivier Guersent has said.

20 June 2023

FIFA agent regulations survive Dutch injunction request

A Dutch court has rejected an interim application to stop FIFA from implementing allegedly anticompetitive rules that cap player agent fees, ruling that the request lacked sufficient urgency.

11 May 2023

Big Tech monopolists akin to robber barons, DOJ official says

A US Department of Justice official has said the tactics used by monopolists in the digital economy are not different to those used by the original robber barons.

09 March 2023

Virginia judge denies federal injunction against railroad

CSX Transportation cannot challenge railroads’ common carrier status and immunity from antitrust injunctions, a Virginia federal court has held.

31 January 2023

Google must comply with far-reaching Android commitments after Indian ruling

India’s highest court has refused to suspend the national antitrust enforcer’s decision to fine Google €152 million and impose a slew of behavioural remedies on the technology company that will significantly alter its global Android business model.

20 January 2023

Indian tribunal rejects Google’s request to stay Android decision

India’s specialist competition tribunal has denied Google’s request to suspend the national antitrust enforcer’s decision to fine the company €152.8 million and impose behavioural remedies for abusing its dominance over the Android mobile ecosystem.

04 January 2023

Canadian enforcer challenges Rogers/Shaw loss

Canada’s Competition Bureau is appealing against a specialist tribunal’s finding that Rogers Communications’ high-profile €19 billion acquisition of rival Shaw Communications will not reduce competition or lead to higher prices in two western provinces.

03 January 2023

Turkey fines Meta €18.6 million for WhatsApp data policy

Turkey’s antitrust watchdog has fined Meta €18.6 million after finding the technology company abused its dominance by merging data collected through WhatsApp with its Facebook social media platform.

26 October 2022

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