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Submitted: 29 March 2018
An overview of the main anti-trust challenges facing blockchain applications.
Submitted: 29 January 2018
On 23 January 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its decision on the preliminary ruling referred to it by the Italian Council of State in the dispute between Roche and Novartis on the one hand and the Italian competition authority (AGCM) on the other.
La Cour de justice de l’Union européenne a rendu le 23 janvier dernier sa décision sur le renvoi préjudiciel du Conseil d’Etat italien dans le litige opposant les sociétés Roche et Novartis d’un côté à l’Autorité italienne de concurrence (‘AGCM’) de l’autre.
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.
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