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Spotlight on...Scoping Risks

Spotlight on...Scoping Risks

By , and | 20 Apr 2018

The UK's antitrust regulator (the Competition and Markets Authority) has recently published its priorities for the year in its annual plan 2018/2019.

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Coty case: some restrictions on internet selling are allowed

Coty case: some restrictions on internet selling are allowed

By | 06 Dec 2017

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled in Coty v Parfümerie Akzente (C-230/16) that suppliers of luxury goods can restrict authorised distributors in their selective distribution system for luxury goods from selling those goods through unauthorised third party online platforms such as Amazon and eBay

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Investigation leading to CMA's largest fine being imposed on Pfizer leads UK government to legislate to allow them to intervene in the market for pharmaceuticals, medical devices and medical services

Investigation leading to CMA's largest fine being imposed on Pfizer leads UK government to legislate to allow them to intervene in the market for pharmaceuticals, medical devices and medical services

By | 14 Dec 2016

The Competition and Markets Authority has published its decision to impose a fine of nearly £90M on Pfizer and its distributor, Flynn Pharma in relation to huge price inflation in the UK market.

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Ofcom reconsiders abolition of ex-ante regulations

Ofcom reconsiders abolition of ex-ante regulations

By and | 23 Nov 2016

Ofcom has recently published a final statement in relation to current market power in the UK broadcast transmission services market.

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BAM! POW! CLACK!

BAM! POW! CLACK!

By | 22 Jan 2016

The UK's antitrust regulator (the Competition and Markets Authority) this week warned companies that 2016 would see a big step up in the scale and impact of its enforcement activity.

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EU's e-commerce inquiry: more requests for information

EU's e-commerce inquiry: more requests for information

By and | 30 Nov 2015

In May of this year, the EU's Competition Commissioner, Margarethe Vestager, announced that there would be a major competition inquiry into the e-commerce sector in Europe.

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Where are you from?

Where are you from?

By | 27 Nov 2015

Should the same product or service cost the same across the EU? Not necessarily: charging different prices in different markets in the EU is definitely not illegal.

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The European Commission's probe into aircraft parts industry

The European Commission's probe into aircraft parts industry

19 Oct 2015

It has been reported that the European Commission sent out detailed questionnaires to more than 40 airlines, aircraft component manufacturers and others.

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Prime position

Prime position

By and | 09 Oct 2015

The online shopping world is changing rapidly and Amazon, in particular, seems to be going all out to lure customers to its online video entertainment nest.

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