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Submitted: 16 May 2017
In a decision of 02 May 2017, the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) imposed total fines of €1.8m on five undertakings involved in a bid rigging cartel in Belgium. One of the cartel participants was granted full immunity from fines after an application for leniency.
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: 06 April 2017
Loan syndication may come under European Commission scrutiny during the course of 2017.
Submitted: 29 March 2017
The new tool allows individuals to provide the European Commission with information on antitrust violations while maintaining their anonymity.
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.
Submitted: 01 August 2016
The Brussels Court of Appeal has annulled a decision by the Belgian Competition Authority which had established the existence of an anti-competitive agreement between cement groups.
Submitted: 03 June 2016
The Belgian Competition Authority adopted a settlement decision concerning a cartel in river cruise services in Belgium, resulting in a total fine of €64,100.
Submitted: 26 January 2016
The ECJ has confirmed that a gentleman’s agreement between potential competitors can amount to an object restriction.
28 National Competition Authorities need not assess a summary application in light of any wider immunity or leniency application to the European Commission.
Submitted: 11 January 2016
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