Thursday, 17 January 2013
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) today granted interim authorisation for airlines Qantas and Emirates to begin implementing their joint venture, although it has yet to formally approve the deal.
Friday, 21 December 2012
The four airlines involved in the so-called “A++” transatlantic partnership have offered commitments that, if accepted, would end the European Commission’s concerns that the joint venture would harm competition on flights from Frankfurt to New York City.
Friday, 23 November 2012
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office has dissolved a joint venture between chemicals traders Brenntag Germany and CG Chemikalien, saying it was anti-competitive.
Thursday, 25 October 2012
Air Canada’s joint venture with United Continental yesterday obtained Canada’s Competition Bureau’s conditional go-ahead, after the authority agreed to settle a 16 month-long challenge.
Tuesday, 2 October 2012
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office says it might break up more than half of the country’s asphalt-production joint ventures over competition concerns.
Thursday, 6 September 2012
The European Commission has approved a mobile payment system joint venture between the UK’s four largest mobile operators.
Wednesday, 4 July 2012
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office has opened an in-depth investigation of the joint venture between General Motors and Peugeot.
Premium Article • Tuesday, 1 May 2012
The UK’s Competition Commission (CC) has ordered construction companies Anglo American and Lafarge to offer divestments, including selling substantial assets to a single buyer, to approve their £1.8 billion joint venture.
Premium Article • Monday, 16 April 2012
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation of the mobile payment and advertising joint venture between Vodafone, Telefónica, Orange and T-Mobile.
Premium Article • Monday, 5 March 2012
Peugeot Citroën and General Motors have announced an alliance agreement, aiming to combat severe overcapacity in Europe’s automobile market.
Premium Article • Friday, 22 July 2011
The UK’s Competition Commission has provisionally approved a joint venture between travel agencies Thomas Cook, the Co-operative Group and the Midlands Co-operative Society without commitments, despite the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) voicing competition concerns.
Premium Article • Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Canada’s Competition Bureau has opposed a joint venture between airlines Air Canada and United Continental Holdings, claiming it is “effectively a merger”.
Premium Article • Thursday, 28 April 2011
The UK’s Competition Commission has partly released two fertiliser companies from commitments imposed on their joint venture, because of changes in the liquid carbon dioxide market.
Premium Article • Friday, 12 November 2010
The UK’s Competition Commission has decided to partly release two fertiliser companies from commitments that were required for the approval of their joint venture, due to changes in the liquid carbon dioxide market.
Premium Article • Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Mining giants BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have terminated their joint venture attempt after receiving substantial worldwide opposition from antitrust authorities.