The case originated from a 2016 Commission Decision, where the Commission found continuous infringement of Article 101 TFEU by 15 international truck manufacturers, with most infringements taking place between January 1997 and January 2011.
Amazon hoping for an agreement to stop competition law investigations
The e-commerce giant could potentially be imposed some significant fines reaching in the billions of euros, in violation of EU competition law rules, unless they can strike a deal with the Commission.
Dedicated buttons on TV remotes – a challenge to cultural sovereignty?
“If there is a button for an American platform, there must be a button for a French platform.”
OECD competition law recommendations include legal privilege
The eight points of recommendation on competition law include a point on legal privilege, an element that ECLA sees as inherent to the functioning of European corporate lawyers.
Everything from the pig goes…except cartels!
Fake notebooks, clandestine meetings, secret phone calls, destroyed documents, the list goes on and on. About fifty companies were ultimately targeted by the twenty-three months of investigation.
Amazon under scrutiny by German competition authorities
The investigation looks into whether Amazon’s practices during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic towards third-party marketplace sellers could amount to an abuse of a dominant position.
ECJ: Parties not directly affected by actions of a cartel may claim compensation for losses incurred
New ECJ ruling gives increased protection to parties affected by anticompetitive behaviour
Will Facebook’s cryptocurrency take off?
Concerns have been raised in Europe and America over Facebook’s ambitious plan to introduce a cryptocurrency
US slaps Facebook with $5 billion fine over privacy violations
In the continuing aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, US authorities move to take financial action against Big Tech giant
Siemens-Alstom merger: Where competition law and politics clash
The merger has raised some questions with regards to the modernity of the European antitrust rules.