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General Court dismisses action against EU state aid guidelines for renewable energy

The General Court has dismissed an action by the European Renewable Energies Foundation against the EU state aid guidelines for renewable energy.

04 February 2016
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UK CMA issues statements of objections in relation to resale price maintenance

On 28 January, the CMA issued SOs to two companies alleged to have engaged in forms of resale price maintenance in relation to internet sales.

04 February 2016
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Speak Up or Pay Up - Commissioner discusses lower fines for co-operation in abuse of dominance cases

Commissioner Vestager uses conference speech to advocate fine reductions in abuse of dominance cases, but only if offender is fully co-operative.

04 February 2016
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CNMC commences infringement proceedings in Spanish medicinal gas market

Spanish authority launches infringement proceedings against companies in Spanish medicinal gas market over suspected anti-competitive practices.

28 January 2016
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CJEU considers whether use of online booking system by travel agents is concerted practice

On 21 January 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its ruling relating to a preliminary reference from a Lithuanian court on whether...

28 January 2016
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CJEU rules General Court exceeded its jurisdiction in reviewing Spanish bitumen cartel fine

CJEU rules General Court exceeded its jurisdiction to review Commission’s decision imposing fine in Spanish bitumen cartel. Fine reduced by 10%.

28 January 2016
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European Court of Justice issues decision on the coexistence of EU and national leniency regimes

The ECJ issues a decision on the autonomy of EU and national leniency applications and the need to file with all competent authorities.

22 January 2016
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No competition issues raised by companies’ use of big data, according to Competition Commissioner

Margrethe Vestager draws distinction between role of competition law and data protection regulation.

21 January 2016
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The CMA announces plans to improve its record on enforcement in 2016

CMA will step up enforcement activity and warns that large companies breaching competition law will face substantial fines.

21 January 2016
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Italian AGCM imposes interim measures closing down two online retailers

The AGCM has made use of its interim measure powers and ordered two online retailers to suspend activities subject to pending investigation.

14 January 2016
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German FCO fines LEGO for resale price maintenance activity

The German FCO announced it has fined the German subsidiary of toy manufacturer LEGO for engaging in resale price maintenance.

14 January 2016
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German Minister of Economics and Energy to approve merger of EDEKA and Tengelmann

German Minister of Economics announces intention to conditionally approve the proposed merger of EDEKA and Tengelmann by way of ministerial approval.

14 January 2016
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