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Key Developments in China

Featured in Digital Markets Guide - Second Edition

Intensifying antitrust enforcement and preventing ‘disorderly capital expansion’ have become top priorities in China to protect not only the digital market but also the economy.

25 November 2022

Key Developments in Japan

Featured in Digital Markets Guide - Second Edition

In recent years, the Japanese government has been keen to scrutinise the digital markets from various perspectives to implement appropriate competition policy promptly and effectively to enhance competition and innovation in digital markets.

25 November 2022

Key Developments in Argentina

Featured in Digital Markets Guide - Second Edition

At a time when innovation symbolises progress, it is important that antitrust regulations in Argentina refrain from disrupting the development of digital markets.

25 November 2022

Key Developments in Canada

Featured in Digital Markets Guide - Second Edition

The Canadian Competition Bureau's increased focus on digital markets aligns with broader government priorities to update the laws governing the internet and rebuild trust among Canadian consumers.

25 November 2022

Key Developments in Mexico

Featured in Digital Markets Guide - Second Edition

The Mexican Antitrust Authorities face different challenges related to the digital economy and its markets and will have to adapt to the dualism of traditional and new digital markets.

25 November 2022

CMA targets Apple and Google in cloud gaming and mobile browsers probe

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has opened a market investigation to assess the dominance of Google and Apple over mobile browsers and examine how the latter restricts cloud gaming through its App Store.

22 November 2022

Serbia raids food delivery app

Serbia’s competition authority has opened an investigation into Glovo, alleging the food delivery application abused its dominance by imposing exclusivity clauses on its restaurant partners, as the enforcer's dawn raid procedures face separate constitutional challenges.

15 November 2022

Colombian aviation regulator grounds Avianca/Viva deal

Colombia’s national aviation authority has blocked a merger between the country’s largest airline and low-cost carrier Viva Air after the pair could not back up their failing firm defence and refused to offer remedies.

11 November 2022

Kuwaiti enforcer hands down first penalty for obstruction

Kuwait’s competition authority has issued its first publicly available fine since gaining new competition law powers two years ago, penalising an unnamed company for obstructing an investigation into a suspected anticompetitive boycott between several steel suppliers.

10 November 2022

Drinks companies pull plug on three-to-two deal in Denmark

Two major Danish drinks businesses have abandoned a proposed tie-up after the country’s antitrust enforcer raised horizontal competition concerns during an in-depth review into the deal.

27 October 2022

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