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Competition & Antitrust

12 December 2019
Martin André Dittmer CAT upholds decision on outdoor media owners' discount rates

Denmark - Gorrissen Federspiel

The Competition Appeals Tribunal recently upheld a decision by the Competition Council which found that two outdoor advertising companies, Clear Channel Danmark A/S and AFA JCDecaux A/S, had coordinated discount rates through an agreement. The council found that this anti-competitive behaviour had continued as a concerted practice for several years after the agreement had expired.

Authors: Martin André Dittmer, Thomas Skou
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Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas Institutional cooperation to address competition challenges of digital economy

Mexico - SAI Law & Economics

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has exclusive jurisdiction over cases, procurement and advocacy in competition matters relating to the broadcasting and telecoms sectors, while the Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) has jurisdiction in competition matters regarding all other sectors. While this allocation of jurisdiction between the IFT and the COFECE may appear straightforward, in reality, there is no clear-cut division of powers with regard to digital markets.

Authors: Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas, Alejandra Magaña Cruz
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Recent updates

Srdjana Petronijević Competition authority imposes landmark fine under leniency programme

Serbia - Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

Authors: Srdjana Petronijević, Zoran Šoljaga
Hao Zhan Supreme Court decision on non-arbitrability of antitrust civil disputes

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Hao Zhan, Ying Song
Man Mohan Sharma CCI fines JDMDA for imposing PIS charges on pharma companies

India - Vaish Associates Advocates

Author: Man Mohan Sharma
Gönenç Gürkaynak Competition Board appoints new members: quorum established

Turkey - ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

Author: Gönenç Gürkaynak
Marcel Meinhardt Low fine for vertical price fixing against Swiss ski manufacturer after leniency application

Switzerland - Lenz & Staehelin

Authors: Marcel Meinhardt, Damian Joho
Robin D Adelstein California's legislature passes bill enhancing antitrust scrutiny of patent settlements

USA - Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Authors: Robin D Adelstein, Eliot Turner

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