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Dangerous to know: cartel liability just got wider
Baker McKenzie CVBA/SCRL
  • European Union
  • 06 April 2017

A recent European Court of Justice decision confirms that businesses can be liable for cartelising products that they do not even have in their portfolio and in jurisdictions in which they are not active, provided that there is an anti-competitive agreement with an overall plan covering multiple products and geographies and that the undertaking participated directly in the execution of some parts of the agreement and was aware of the other parts of the agreement.

Should EU merger control cover minority shareholdings?
Baker McKenzie CVBA/SCRL
  • European Union
  • 03 October 2013

The European Commission recently announced a public consultation on proposals to reform the EU merger control regime, including streamlining the process by which cases are referred between the commission and member states. The proposed measures are likely to place a significant burden on companies, as well as increasing the workload of the commission and national authorities.

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