Unilateral Conduct

UK lawmakers request Facebook abuse probe

A UK parliamentary report has called upon the country’s antitrust watchdog to investigate Facebook, after concluding that the platform “knowingly” violated abuse of dominance rules by deciding which “businesses should succeed or fail”.

Retailers defeat Mastercard’s limitation defence

Austria adds to Amazon’s woes

Spanish enforcer probes nuclear medicine

DOJ settles with Learfield/IMG after clearing merger

Six weeks after being created, the largest US collegiate sports marketing company has agreed to abstain from agreements not to compete with rivals as part of a settlement with the Department of Justice’s antitrust division.

Year in preview: antitrust on a “blue wave”

For the first time in eight years, Democrats control the US House of Representatives and its antitrust subcommittee. With that comes a bully pulpit, but also a big stick of investigation and potentially legislation.

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.

Competitors needed for competition, DG Comp deputy says

An ethos that dominant players need to leave space for rivals because competitors are necessary to provide competition, low prices and choice may explain some differences between EU and US enforcement, Cecilio Madero Villarejo has said. Pallavi Guniganti at GCR Live Miami

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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