Topic: Price fixing

Indonesia suspects price-fixing in retail fuel sector

Indonesia’s competition watchdog is investigating five fuel retailers over suspected price coordination, as prices remain stagnant despite a global sell-off in oil.

15 May 2020

Supreme Court nearly doubles Chile’s first hub-and-spoke fines

Chile’s Supreme Court has increased fines against three supermarket chains for fixing the price of chicken meat in the country’s first hub-and-spoke cartel sanctioned case.

15 April 2020

New Zealand enforcer wins cartel case at Supreme Court

New Zealand’s Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court’s ruling that two real estate agencies fixed prices when they agreed to remove listings from an online property advertiser and pass on listing costs to property sellers.

02 April 2020

Lithuania closes 23-month home decorator investigation

Lithuania’s Competition Council has closed a 23-month investigation into DIY companies over suspected anticompetitive agreements.

26 March 2020

Egypt takes aim at suspected chicken broker cartel

Egypt’s Competition Authority has alleged that five poultry brokers used WhatsApp messages and Facebook groups to collude to fix the price of chicken across Egypt.

23 March 2020

Vodafone Albania hit with interim measures in telecoms probe

Albania’s Competition Authority has imposed interim measures on three telecommunications companies for allegedly operating a cartel to increase mobile contract prices and minimum top-up value.

18 February 2020

Pakistan raids flour association two months after fining it

Pakistan’s competition authority has raided the Pakistan Flour Mills Association less than two months after it was hit with a maximum fine for price-fixing.

12 February 2020

CMA secures more director disqualifications

The UK’s antitrust enforcer has secured the disqualification of three former directors for a combined total of nine-and-a-half years for their roles in an office design cartel.

14 May 2019

Food retailers slapped with fines in Romania

Romania’s Competition Council has fined three retail food chains and four of their suppliers a total of €18.8 million for fixing prices during promotional campaigns.

31 January 2019

EU court declines interim injunctions blocking publication of Euribor decision

The European General Court has rejected an application by JPMorgan Chase and Crédit Agricole to prevent the European Commission from publishing its Euribor cartel decision while the two companies appeal against the agency’s decision.

26 October 2018

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