This newsletter links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition & consumer law.
STA Law Firm
Firms conducting anti-competitive behavior may find their
agreements to be unenforceable and risk being fined for
particularly impaired conduct as well as exposing themselves to
possible damages actions.
On September 2, 2020, the Competition Bureau announced that it has entered into a new competition enforcement framework with competition agencies.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le 7 juillet 2020, le Bureau de la concurrence a publié son plan annuel, dans lequel les priorités et les initiatives du Bureau sont établies pour l'année à venir.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to unfold around the globe, antitrust considerations remain important for businesses evaluating strategic options and reacting...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Significant reduction in number of completed merger reviews by Bureau during COVID-19.
This publication reveals the four long-expected guidelines on antitrust enforcement regarding leniency, commitments, auto sector and intellectual property, which are effective as of 4 January 2019.
In August 2020, China's antitrust ity, the State
Administration for Market Regulation
In June 2020, China's national enforcement ity, the
State Administration for Market Regulation
In August 2020, the long-anticipated Antitrust Guidelines for the Automobile Industry ("the
On 24 July 2020, the National Healthcare Security Administration
Private enforcement actions relating to antitrust matters has increased dramatically across Europe in recent years, both as follow-on damages claims in reaction ...
While not the most important concern, it should be appreciated that antitrust/competition law, plus the state aid (subsidy) and public procurement rules, continue to apply in the EU and UK during the crisis.
On September 8, the EC published a Staff Working Document summarising the findings of its evaluation of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation and the accompanying Vertical Guidelines.
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
The CMA has obtained a further director disqualification undertaking as part of its nortriptyline cartel investigation, as well as issuing director disqualification proceedings against another director.
The CCI recently commemorated the completion of the first year of the ‘Green Channel' approval route for combination filings in India, by way of which, combinations which meet certain criteria are deemed to be approved ...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC") recently issued preliminary findings to seven parties alleged to have been engaged in anti-competitive cooperation in the...
Anjarwalla & Khanna
For the first time in Kenya, the Competition Tribunal has made a ruling which reversed or amended merger conditions that had been imposed by the Competition ity of Kenya...
In MyTeksi Sdn Bhd & Ors v Suruhanjaya Persaingan  8 CLJ 94, the High Court had the opportunity to consider the nature of a proposed decision under the Competition Act 2010 in the context of an application ...
Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers has remarked on the high possibility that this legal dispute becomes a landmark judgment, one which tests the frontiers of antitrust law.