Work Area: Unilateral Conduct

TikTok accused of facilitating predatory pricing in Indonesia

TikTok allows predatory pricing on its shopping platform, an Indonesian minister has said, arguing the government should split the company’s social media and e-commerce arms.

08 September 2023

EU reveals first DMA gatekeeper designations

Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, ByteDance, Meta and Microsoft have six months to ensure their core platform services comply with the Digital Markets Act now that the European Commission has designated them as gatekeepers under its new regime.

06 September 2023

Chile probes LATAM’s new ticketing sales system

Chile’s antitrust watchdog has opened an investigation into several airlines, which includes probing whether a new ticketing system from South America’s largest flag carrier infringes competition rules.

31 August 2023

Canadian court dismisses Amazon class action claim

Canadian claimants bringing a class action lawsuit against Amazon worth nearly €8.1 billion for alleged price-fixing agreements with retailers will appeal against a court’s ruling to deny certification.

30 August 2023

Zambia orders poultry suppliers to halt tying practices

Zambia’s competition authority has ordered two poultry companies to stop bundling their chickens with chick feed ahead of high seasonal demand.

30 August 2023

CAT rejects request for Apple to disclose iPhone complaints in UK class action

Apple does not need to disclose more than 120,000 UK customer complaints as part of a proposed class action seeking damages against the company for the use of malfunctioning batteries in iPhones, the country’s specialist competition tribunal has said.

29 August 2023

Australian government launches competition policy review

A newly-established competition taskforce in Australia has launched a two-year review into whether the country’s competition framework is fit for purpose.

25 August 2023

Argentinian court upholds WhatsApp interim measures

An Argentinian appellate court has rejected Meta's challenge against interim measures that prevent the company from rolling out its updated WhatsApp privacy policy.

25 August 2023

India consults on draft settlement and commitment regulations

Draft regulation in India proposes to allow businesses to end abuse of dominance investigations with settlements or remedies following the early stages of a probe.

24 August 2023

Saudi Arabia readies criminal charges following automotive sector probe

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Competition plans to bring criminal proceedings against multiple unnamed companies for breaching antitrust rules.

21 August 2023

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