Jurisdiction: Europe

KWM named in the global competition elite

February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

We are excited to share the fact that King & Wood Mallesons has been named as one of the Global Competition Review’s “Global Elite”, having been ranked as one of the world’s top 20 competition...

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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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ECJ decision prompts consideration of Australian approach to cartel facilitators...

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New UK class actions regime for competition and consumer takes effect...

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Sector inquiry into e-commerce to investigate anti-competitive behaviour restricting cross-border online trade...

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Italian Competition Authority looks to sink their boot into pay TV networks over soccer rights...

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google, european commission, investigation, comparison shopping services, accc

Ok Google…how do you plead?

April 23, 2015 | 1 Comments

Google has ranked #1 on the European Commission’s hit-list this week...

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TripAdvisor has been fined €500,000 Euros (approx. AUD$750,000) by Italy’s Competition Authority, the Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato, (Competition Authority) for publishing misleading information about the source of its reviews. These findings follow...

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Double jeopardy

November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our PRC colleagues  Susan Ning, Kate Peng, Sarah Eder and Gao Sibo have written an interesting article on the approach that Chinese antitrust regulators may take to double jeopardy for international cartel conduct. Susan and her team...

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Litigating in France?

October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month we wrote about the introduction of a new class action regime in France which would permit duly authorised consumer associations to commence proceedings requesting damages for individual harm suffered by consumers placed in a...

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