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Submitted: 07 April 2017
The German Parliament has passed an amendment to the German Act against Restraints of Competition to transpose the EU Damages Directive and introduce further amendments such as a value-based merger control threshold.
Submitted: 27 February 2017
The European Commission has confirmed it has more work to do in the financial services sector, despite the recent closure of the EURIBOR cartel investigation.
Last Reviewed: 09 January 2017 / Submitted: 10 February 2016
An overview of the possible implications for competition law if the UK exits the EU.
Submitted: 01 February 2016
The EU’s highest Court has set out how parties could demonstrate their innocence of involvement in a concerted practice arising through an instant messaging system.
The risks of ignoring the requirements of the Belgian merger regime are highlighted as an acquisition is approved, but the acquirer fined for implementing it prior to approval.
Submitted: 30 November 2015
A seller that failed to provide requested information to the Competition Authority on time in a merger control investigation has been fined €50,000 for obstruction.
Submitted: 02 November 2015
The Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets rejects investment company’s objections to being fined for the involvement of a portfolio company in the Dutch flour cartel.
Submitted: 28 October 2015
Eight optical disc drive makers, seven of them headquartered outside Europe, were fined a total of €116m for their role in a global procurement cartel.
Last Reviewed: 30 October 2015 / Submitted: 26 October 2015
The EU's highest court has rejected an appeal by a Swiss consultancy firm fined by the European Commission for facilitating the heat stabilisers cartel.
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