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Vyera Pharmaceuticals has said a federal appellate court’s recent Qualcomm decision supports the company’s defence against FTC claims that it violated antitrust laws.
17 August 2020
Federal Trade Commission chair Joseph Simons is no longer recused from the agency’s monopolisation case against Qualcomm, according to an FTC spokesperson.
14 August 2020
Brazil’s antitrust watchdog has fined a manufacturer of vehicle electronic systems €1.2 million for abusing its dominance in the car alarm market.
13 August 2020
Russia’s competition watchdog has found that Apple abused its dominance by restricting rival developers of parental control applications and reserving the right to bar third-party apps from its App Store.
11 August 2020
Italy’s Competition Authority is investigating a ferry operator for a fourth alleged antitrust violation, following a complaint about excessive and discriminatory pricing.
05 August 2020
Apple may not have attracted as much scrutiny as Amazon, Facebook and Google during last week’s Congressional hearing, but its chief executive was forced to defend the company against allegations it has abused its gatekeeper role to target rival app developers.
03 August 2020
China’s antitrust enforcer is reportedly preparing an investigation into the country’s most widely used mobile payment platforms, following a complaint by the central bank.
31 July 2020
Lego has promised to amend its criteria for granting discounts to French retailers, as it looks to resolve an antitrust investigation examining alleged price discrimination against online sellers.
30 July 2020
Facebook has complained to the EU General Court that the European Commission is requiring it to hand over personal information relating to employees’ health and finances as part of the enforcer’s antitrust investigations into the company.
28 July 2020
Business communications platform Slack has complained to the European Commission that Microsoft is stifling competition by “force installing” its Teams software on millions of users’ computers.
22 July 2020
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