Unilateral Conduct

ACCC looks into Google’s misuse of market power against Unlockd

Australia’s competition enforcer is reportedly investigating if Google’s restriction on mobile app developer Unlockd breached its antitrust laws.

EU court cuts pay-for-delay fine by €100 million

Austria may join Amazon “dual role” probe

Israel seeks conviction for withholding information

Judges question FTC’s ability to block future conduct

Federal appellate judges asked the Federal Trade Commission to identify the imminent threat – required to grant a permanent injunction – posed by Shire ViroPharma’s alleged abuse of the citizen petitioning process, during oral arguments on Tuesday.

Third Circuit digs through Plantronics’ evidence deletion

During oral arguments on Tuesday, a federal appellate court tried to evaluate the discretion of both the judge who sanctioned a Plantronics executive for deleting emails and the jury that found the company had not violated antitrust law. 

The Aspen Italy decision: A "quick look" assessment leaves open questions

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom partner Ingrid Vandenborre and associate Stanislas de Villoutreys advise Aspen Pharmacare in relation to the ongoing proceeding of the European Commission that excludes Italy. In their commentary, they consider that the Aspen decision of Italy’s Competition Authority, upheld by the Regional Administrative Tribunal of Lazio’s judgment, has skipped the unfairness analysis set out by European Court of Justice in United Brands. The commentary is based on the Aspen decision and judgment as published.

Google cases might have been slower with interim measures, DG Comp official says

Criticism of the speed of the European Commission’s Google Shopping and Android probes is somewhat unjust, and using interim measures in those cases might have risked slowing down the final outcomes, a senior official at the EU enforcer has said.

Hausfeld gets a GRIP on Google lawsuits

Plaintiff’s side law firm Hausfeld has teamed up with a public affairs consultancy to set up the Google Redress & Integrity Platform (GRIP), which aims to attract potential clients seeking redress against the technology company over its allegedly anti-competitive practices.


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