Here below you find the most read articles on CompetitionFeed over the last week.
The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, which stops mergers it believes will push up prices, signaled Thursday he was willing to consider tougher enforcement, a move that could affect high profile big tech companies but also energy producers, drug makers and a big swath of the U.S. economy. Read More.
Statistics showing the outcomes of merger inquiries examined under the Enterprise Act 2002. Read More.
Last month, Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted the FTC’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction, halting Wilhelmsen’s proposed acquisition of Drew Marine following a 10-day hearing. Read More.
he German Monopolies Commission (Monopolkommission), an independent body advising the German federal government and legislature on competition law and policy, recently published its Twenty-second Biennial Report (“Report”) in which it outlined recommendations to adapt the German legal framework to account for what it characterized as new competition challenges faced by the increasing and irreversible digitisation of many parts of the economy (please see the Summary Report here and Press Release here, both available in English). Read More.
The provisional judgment of the Competition Appeal Tribunal in Ping is now out. Most of you will remember that the case is about the status of (outright) online sales bans under Article 101(1) TFEU. Read More.
“The U.S. stock market is having another solid year. You wouldn’t know it by looking at the shares of companies that manage money.” Read More.
On April 23, the European Commission (“Commission”) opened an in-depth investigation of Apple’s acquisition of Shazam in order to, in the words of Commissioner Vestager, ensure that “music fans won’t face less choice as a result of this proposed merger”. Read More.
Since the initial Merger Guidelines in 1968, the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission have revised their merger enforcement screen over the course of six versions. Read More.
Visit CompetitionFeed.com and read more.
Best wishes, CompetitionFeed Team
By aggregating material from over 300 sources and using human and artificial intelligence to pick out the most important articles, CompetitionFeed provides an effective way to monitor all this information. That would be impossible for any single person.
Events and Jobs
Looking for a job or an interesting event to attend? Visit ComptitionFeed.com.
Join the newsletter to receive the latest updates in your inbox.