On 15 October 2015, Mofcom and the European Commission entered into a best practices framework for cooperation in reviewing mergers. The framework marks growing cooperation between regulators handling multinational transactions. Find out what this means in practice.
Any company or organisation that finds itself as the 'middle man' in contacts between competitors or which has dealings with such a middleman must take care, as a flurry of recent EU cases has demonstrated. Any company that directly facilitates those contacts is in very dangerous waters indeed.
The EU Commission may fine companies merely for helping other undertakings run a cartel, the European Court of Justice held on 22 October 2015 - but under which conditions?
Paul Melling and Anton Subbot from Baker & McKenzie analyze whether Russia needs legislative change.
The first Post Danmark case in 2012 brought about a modest antitrust revolution on Article 102 applicable to discrimination. Rarefied economic concepts were confirmed. Price discrimination as a standalone abuse was all but confined to a historical footnote in antitrust textbooks, to be replaced by a predation type test.
Due to the low number of cases in which the participants of a cartel attended to the Colombian Competition Authority to apply for benefits for reporting agreements restricting free competition, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism issued Decree 1523, which establishes new rules for the Leniency Program.
On August 4 of 2015, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism filed before the Colombian Congress a bill of law "whereby rules and regulations on the protection of competition are enacted and modified".
A brand new competition law regime will soon be in place in the Philippines. The new Competition Law was signed on 21 July 2015...
The Commission has adopted amendments to a number of its key procedural rules in order to bring them into line with the EU Directive on...
The Hong Kong government announced on August 6, 2015 its intention to bring Hong Kong's new cross-sector competition regime into force on 14 December 2015...