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Competition & Antitrust

06 May 2021
Pawel Kulak UOKiK fines gas distributors for gun jumping and information delay

Poland - Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined a liquefied petroleum gas distributor Zl730,000 (€160,000) for failing to notify a takeover. At the same time, the UOKiK imposed a Zl120,000 (€26,800) penalty on an industrial gas supplier for lack of cooperation following an information request in the context of merger market research.

Author: Pawel Kulak
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W Todd Miller Supreme Court clarifies scope of FTC's powers and prohibits it from common strategy for seeking monetary relief

USA - Baker & Miller PLLC

More than four decades after the Federal Trade Commission began filing consumer protection actions in federal court for retroactive monetary relief without first completing an administrative proceeding, and more than two decades after it began using this same approach in antitrust cases, the Supreme Court has finally weighed in on the practice, unanimously declaring that it has never been authorised by law.

Authors: W Todd Miller, Donald I Baker, Lucy S Clippinger, Jesse W Markham
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Recent updates

Pawel Kulak UOKiK closes marketing association probe with commitments

Poland - Schoenherr

Author: Pawel Kulak
Jesse W Markham Novel court ruling offers insight into antitrust exemptions and legitimate competitor communications

USA - Baker & Miller PLLC

Authors: Jesse W Markham, Erin Glavich
Sascha Dethof FCO examines potential discrimination against online retailers

Germany - Fieldfisher

Author: Sascha Dethof
Martin André Dittmer High court rules on interpretation of 'by object' infringements in light of recent ECJ case law

Denmark - Gorrissen Federspiel

Authors: Martin André Dittmer, Frederik Jakobsen
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International - International Law Office

Author: International Law Office
Marcel Meinhardt New law prohibits online booking platforms from using price-parity clauses

Switzerland - Lenz & Staehelin

Authors: Marcel Meinhardt, Luzius Sidler
Gönenç Gürkaynak Non bis in idem principle accepted: abuse of dominance investigation closed with no administrative fine

Turkey - ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

Author: Gönenç Gürkaynak

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