The owner and operator of rail infrastructure in the UK has been granted an extension to a stay on an order that would force it to open up its quality assurance scheme to other providers.
A Swedish appellate court has upheld a lower court in throwing out telecommunications provider Net At Once’s abuse of dominance claim – but significantly narrowed the lower court’s market definition.
Spain’s competition watchdog has opened an abuse of dominance investigation into state-owned Correos for allegedly granting predatory rebates.
Criminal antitrust trials are never easy, but the extent of conspirator evidence against the former chief executive of Bumble Bee helped the Department of Justice to secure a conviction, cartel experts have said.
Lawyers and economists who worked at the federal antitrust agencies during Republican administrations have been scathing toward Senator Elizabeth Warren’s draft antitrust legislation, while experts on the left also disagree with some aspects of the bill.
Khaitan & Co partner Anisha Chand and senior associate Soham Banerjee explore jurisdictional boundaries and the interplay between the Competition Act, 2002 and the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. While some contractual disputes ostensibly can be addressed by both laws, Chand and Banerjee identify the appropriate forum depending on the nature and scope of the dispute to ensure no overstepping of the legislative mandates. In this light, they have done a deep dive into the Competition Commission of India’s order in the Esaote case to assess whether such jurisdictional trespass has occurred and whether the case can be seen as a precedent to hold dominant companies accountable under the Competition Act, 2002 for a breach of contractual terms.
The head of the Netherlands’ antitrust enforcer has called for competition authorities to give more guidance to companies in the digital economy.
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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