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AirTran to complain about Delta

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Following the Justice Department’s recent antitrust suit against American Airlines, commuter airline Air- Tran is lodging a complaint with the DoT and the DoJ about what it sees as unfair competition by its much bigger rival Delta.

Sweden: Rulings on cooperation between forestry companies

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The Market Court has recently passed judgment in a number of cases containing interesting issues from a competition law point of view. Unfortunately, the judgments show a marked reluctance on the part of the Court to provide useful legal guidance as regards the interpretation of the Competition Act.

Advice for future head of Competition

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Following the en-masse resignation of the European Commission on March 16, speculation about who who will succeed Karel van Miert as the next EU Competition Commissioner has been growing.

Toys ‘R’ Us settles with states, FTC appeal continues

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Toys ‘R’ Us Inc has reached a US$40.5 million cash-and-merchandise settlement with attorneys general from 44 states, but says this will have no impact on its pending appeal of a Federal Trade Commission antitrust suit.

Houthoff Buruma

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Dutch law firms Houthoff and Buruma Maris have merged to create the fifth-largest law firm in the Netherlands.

Boesebeck Droste gains competition partner

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One of Germany’s leading competition lawyers, Ferdinand Hermanns, is to join German firm Boesebeck Droste as partner on July 1.

McCain criticises FCC

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The Federal Communications Commission remains under fire on Capitol Hill, this time facing stinging criticism from Senator John McCain (R, Arizona).

JFTC OKs flat glass market

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Japan’s Fair Trade Commission says it has found no evidence that the country’s flat glass market is violating any international antitrust rules following an investigation of the industry - despite accusations, primarily from the US, of breaches in antitrust regulations and import access.

Maersk/ SCL

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Leading shipping firm Maersk is to merge with South African Marine lines.

Freshfields’ new partners

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David Broomhall and Rod Carlton were named as partners on May 1, bringing the number in the Freshfields EU/competition team up to 18.