Cartels

A case study in the application of competition law to digital markets and online markets: online travel agents (OTAs)...

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ACCC’s big week of penalties

May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The past week has seen the Federal Court of Australia hand down pecuniary penalties in five different matters – bringing a total of $38 million for the ACCC. These penalties were ordered against a backdrop...

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Loyal Coal agrees to settle with the ACCC on day two of the hearing into bid-rigging of tenders for NSW mining exploration licences...

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Last bite of the Apple

March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Apple ebook saga in the US comes to an end...

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The CMA brings another criminal cartel case in the construction industry, charging a director for involvement in a suspected UK concrete pipe cartel...

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2016 means big business for the ACCC

February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

This week ACCC Chairman Rod Sims unveiled the ACCC’s 2016 Enforcement and Compliance Policy...

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The Trade Union Royal Commission has made a number of recommendations for reform of Australia’s competition laws...

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Spain has released its proposal for implementing the EU’s Directive on competition damages in private proceedings...

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Lights out for Lumosity misrepresentations in US

February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Penalty or compensation, and how much is enough for a regulatory settlement?...

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Europe, Italy, cartel, leniency, immunity

Applying for leniency is not always E-C

February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Court of Justice has affirmed that leniency applications made to the EC are not binding on national competition authorities. Companies therefore need to submit separate leniency applications to the EC and the competition...

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