Month: January 2013

A probe by the Singapore competition regulator into Coca-Cola Singapore’s business practices has been wrapped up pursuant to undertakings being agreed in relation to Coca-Cola’s supply arrangements and other conduct. The Singapore Competition Commission commenced...

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The march of the Random Penguin

January 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

There’s a new corporate marriage on the horizon, and the pre-nup has been signed on the dotted line.  In late October 2012, Penguin and Random House, two of the world’s largest English language book publishers,...

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Regulators attend China Competition Forum

January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Susan Ning, Kate Peng and Yunlong Zhang from our Beijing office have posted over on King & Wood Mallesons’ China Law Insight blog about the first China Competition Policy Forum.  The forum was attended by the Directors-General...

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Indonesia: fail to notify at your peril

January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Indonesian Commission for Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU) has, for the first time, unequivocally demonstrated that it will not accept any deviation from the statutory time periods within which companies are required to notify...

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No more delay on reverse payments

January 11, 2013 | 1 Comments

Louise Beange has written an interesting post on our sister blog, IP Whiteboard, about the decision by the US Supreme Court to hear a dispute over the legality of ‘pay-for-delay’ or reverse-payment agreements between patent...

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Who’s up for Round 2?

January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

After the FTC’s comments on the car hire market in the Hertz/Thrifty merger (see our post on that merger here), the FTC may have a chance to show what it thinks about the relationship between...

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UK Groceries Adjudicator to have extra bite

January 2, 2013 | 1 Comments

The UK parliament is progressing a bill to establish a new supermarket watchdog, the ‘Groceries Code Adjudicator’ (Adjudicator), to enforce the ‘Grocery Supply Code of Practice’ (Code). The UK government confirmed on 4 December 2012 that...

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