Here below you find the most relevant articles on CompetitionFeed over the last week.
Amazon.com Inc uses “aggregated data” from sellers in its third-party marketplace to improve its overall business, the online retailer said in response to a congressional antitrust probe that could raise concerns with such sellers. Read More.
The Bundeskartellamt has imposed fines totalling around 100 million euros on Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, Daimler AG and Volkswagen AG for anticompetitive practices in the purchase of long steel products. Read More.
Review of Ocado Group plc designation under the Groceries (Supply Chain Practices) Market Investigation Order 2009
The CMA has made a provisional decision to de-designate Ocado Group plc’s designation under the Order following designation of Ocado Retail Ltd. Read More.
On 18 November 2019, The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) has proposed the Market Court to prohibit the merger between Kesko Oyj and Tukku Oy. According to the FCCA’s investigation, the merger would significantly impede effective competition in the sale of daily consumer goods to foodservice customers. Read More.
Antitrust populists have a long list of complaints about competition policy, including: laws aren’t broad enough or tough enough, enforcers are lax, and judges tend to favor defendants over plaintiffs or government agencies. Read More.
OWe may be seeing an industry-wide shift in many key tech companies’ views on the FRAND licensing of patents and their position in the technology ecosystem. Read More.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued its first formal ruling under its competition enforcement powers on 22 May 2019 against three asset management companies. Read More.
ALFONSO LAMADRID DE PABLO
The era of digitization is one of many promises, but it is also defined by a certain anxiety, and a sense of loss of control and direction. Read More.
Simona Gamba, Laura Magazzini and Paolo Pertile
Since the early 80s, orphan drug regulations have been introduced to stimulate R&D for rare diseases.Read More.
Gyula Seres and Adam Pigoń
Procuring authorities frequently use screening in order to mitigate risky bids. Read More.
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