Work Area: Unilateral Conduct

Antitrust in the Indian digital market – dawn of a new era?

Much of the competition world has turned its attention in recent years to the digital economy, prompting new questions about market definition, dominance and more. Khaitan & Co partner Sagardeep Rathi and senior associate Swati Bala take a close look at some of the key issues and cases.

20 April 2020

Germany ends Champions League broadcasting probe

Germany’s enforcer has ended an investigation into a suspected anticompetitive agreement over Champions League broadcasting rights, partly due to the coronavirus pandemic.

17 April 2020

Hungary’s new competition head begins six-year term

The president of Hungary’s Competition Authority has officially taken up his new position, after his predecessor was made a constitutional court judge.

16 April 2020

“It was challenging but also thrilling”: Latvia’s competition president steps down

The president of Latvia’s Competition Council has officially stepped down after leading the authority for eight years.

15 April 2020

Q&A with Jeane A Thomas

Crowell & Moring and Global Competition Review are hosting an online webinar tomorrow on the hot topic of antitrust enforcement in the technology sector.

14 April 2020

French interim measures force Google to pay publishers

France’s Competition Authority has given Google three months to negotiate an acceptable fee to pay news publishers for displaying their content in its search results.

09 April 2020

South African tribunal orders enforcer to remedy Computicket complaint

The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has ordered the country’s antitrust enforcer to “cure the defects” in an abuse of dominance complaint against Computicket and its parent company Shoprite Checkers.

07 April 2020

Vietnam issues long-awaited competition law guidance

Vietnam’s government has set merger filing thresholds, provided key guidance on what constitutes an anticompetitive agreement and explained how to measure market dominance based on “significant market power”.

07 April 2020

Dutch enforcer secures access to coronavirus testing formula

Roche Diagnostics has agreed to supply the Dutch government and third parties with its covid-19 testing formula, ending an abuse of dominance probe by the country’s competition enforcer.

06 April 2020

Coronavirus round-up: Brazilian enforcer criticises government proposals

Antitrust enforcers continue to ensure that competition remains in markets, despite economic and social regulations to stop the spread of covid-19 that place a third of the world’s population under lockdown.

03 April 2020

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