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Competition & Antitrust

23 January 2020
Hao Zhan Antitrust in China – 2019 in review

China - AnJie Law Firm

China's antitrust enforcement agencies were reorganised in 2018. As such, new legislation and enforcement actions in 2019 attracted significant attention from practitioners and in-house counsel, with a view to gaining an insight into the new agency's enforcement trends and priorities (if any). This article underlines the most significant developments in legislation, public enforcement and private litigation in 2019.

Authors: Hao Zhan, Ying Song
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Martin André Dittmer Supreme Court judgment on legality of consortium agreement

Denmark - Gorrissen Federspiel

The Supreme Court recently rendered a much-anticipated judgment on the legality of consortium agreements under competition law. The court repealed a Maritime and Commercial High Court decision from 2018 in a case concerning a consortium agreement between two companies regarding their joint bid on a public tender for road marking work. This ruling marks an increasingly restrictive practice, which may affect forms for cooperation other than consortia.

Authors: Martin André Dittmer, Thomas Skou
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Chandrawati Dewi KPPU flexes muscles with revamped merger control guidelines

Indonesia - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

After fining numerous companies for late notification of mergers, consolidations and acquisitions in recent months, the new commissioners of the Indonesian Competition Commission who took office in May 2018 have once again shown their commitment to a more active enforcement of merger control rules by introducing new merger control guidelines.

Authors: Chandrawati Dewi, Gustaaf Reerink, Bilal Anwari
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Recent updates

Catharina Richter Cartel damage claims for indirect damage: questioning German law on cartel damages after ECJ decision

Germany - Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Author: Catharina Richter
Anna Turi Rising focus on HCA settlement proceedings – case law round-up

Hungary - Schoenherr

Authors: Anna Turi, Márk Kovács
Galina Petkova CEZ Bulgaria not for sale

Bulgaria - Advokatsko Druzhestvo Andreev Stoyanov & Tsekova in cooperation with Schönherr

Authors: Galina Petkova, Rosen Manchev
Ayal HaCohen ICA updates methodology for determining monetary penalties

Israel - Tadmor Levy & Co

Authors: Ayal HaCohen, Roi Krause
Eva Škufca CPA imposes record fine for failure to notify concentration

Slovenia - Schoenherr

Authors: Eva Škufca, Urša Kranjc
Claudia Bock Competition authority under scrutiny for alleged fishing expedition

Czech Republic - Schoenherr

Author: Claudia Bock
Martin André Dittmer CAT upholds decision on outdoor media owners' discount rates

Denmark - Gorrissen Federspiel

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

Mexico - SAI Law & Economics

Authors: Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas, Alejandra Magaña Cruz

Upcoming events

IP Risk Management Europe 2020

20 March 2020 – London, UK

IP may be the single most important asset a company possesses. Whether it is physical or digital, customer data or operational information, trade secrets or business strategies, IP is often the main driver of revenue for any organisation. As IP becomes a more valuable corporate asset, managing the risks around it become a major business priority. IAM’s inaugural IP Risk Management series will provide organisations with best practices for identifying, evaluating, managing and mitigating IP risks within the business.


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Managing and Mitigating Risk in Intellectual Assets

26 March, 2020 – London, UK

IP may be the single most important asset a company possesses. Whether it is physical or digital, customer data or operational information, trade secrets or business strategies, IP is often the main driver of revenue for any organisation. As IP becomes a more valuable corporate asset, managing the risks around it become a major business priority. IAM’s inaugural IP Risk Management series will provide organisations with best practices for identifying, evaluating, managing and mitigating IP risks within the business.


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