Monday, 20 May
The EU General Court has partially upheld two companies’ appeals against fines imposed by the European Commission in 2009 for their involvement in a marine hose cartel.
India’s Competition Appellate Tribunal has granted interim measures in an appeal from several cement companies against record fines imposed by the Competition Commission.
France’s Competition Authority has criticised the government’s proposed guidelines to regulate online sales of medicine, saying they risk harming competition.
The Netherlands’ Authority for Consumers & Markets, a new authority that has combined the Competition Authority, telecoms regulator and consumer protection agency, officially opened its doors today. GCR spoke to its head, Chris Fonteijn, in London at the Office of Fair Trading.
Flavio Laina, head of the cartel settlement unit at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition, Marc Hansen, partner at Latham & Watkins and Gerwin Van Gerven, partner at Linklaters, take an in-depth look at the EU cartel settlements system. By David Vascott
Andreas Mundt is widely praised for modernising the processes and structure of Germany’s Federal Cartel Office. Faaez Samadi talks to him about his achievements and what remains to be done