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Google/Fitbit deal runs into competition issues

Competition and data authorities are increasingly using their powers over tech companies; Google/Fitbit is just one example
19 August 2020

Competition law: Spotlight on the musical instruments sector

The CMA has issued further fines against companies engaging in retail price maintenance in the musical instruments sector. We summarise the recent decisions

04 August 2020

CMA calls for new regulatory regime for digital search and social media providers

The CMA has recommended that the government creates a new regime to regulate online platforms funded by digital advertising
20 July 2020

Merger control - new foreign investment measures

The UK government has announced changes to the merger control regime, targeting foreign investment, in light of COVID-19 and wider national security concerns
30 June 2020

Accelerated M&A transactions and merger control issues during COVID-19

A summary of accelerated M&A merger control and regulatory issues during COVID-19, including the failing firm defence and foreign investment rules

17 June 2020

European Commission consults on new market investigation enforcement tool

The European Commission is seeking to broaden its competition law powers to undertake market investigations
12 June 2020

Competition law: Spotlight on the pharmaceutical sector

This article summarises recent UK competition law developments in the pharmaceutical sector
17 April 2020

COVID-19: Competition law considerations for businesses

We take a look at some of the key competition law risks and protections for businesses during this rapidly-evolving and unprecedented time
02 April 2020

How are Courts approaching commercial confidentiality?

The High Court has given further guidance on when confidentiality rings may be available to protect the commercial confidentiality of information and when they will not
30 March 2020

Competition law: Spotlight on the construction sector

In 2019 the CMA secured many director disqualifications and issued £43m in fines for competition breaches in the construction sector. We summarise key cases in 2019 and what to look out for in 2020
24 January 2020

Interim measures – the cure to competition infringements in a digital era?

The European Commission has imposed interim measures, for the first time in over a decade, on Broadcom. Does this signal an increase in the use of interim measures, particularly in digital markets?
14 November 2019

Qualcomm fined €242 million for abuse of dominance

The European Commission has fined Qualcomm €242 million for abusing its dominance in the 3G baseband chipset market by engaging in predatory pricing
22 August 2019
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