Canada/UK: UK and Ontario regulators form fintech pact

The Financial Conduct Authority has entered into a co-operation agreement with Candian regulator Ontario Securities Commission in an effort to boost innovation. The two bodies...
Geo-Blocking Between Competition Law And Regulation

Geo-Blocking Between Competition Law And Regulation

By Giorgio Monti & Gonçalo Coelho - The Digital Agenda is one of the key pillars of the EU’s industrial policy. One of its aims is...
CPI TALKS Vanessa Yanhua Zhang

CPI TALKS… Vanessa Yanhua Zhang

By Vanessa Yanhua Zhang Interview with Mr. Handong Zhang, Director General of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of P.R. China Since the Anti-Monopoly Law...

Canada: HBC denies deceptive pricing accusations from watchdog

Hudson's Bay is denying allegations of deceptive pricing practices from Canada's competition watchdog. The Competition Bureau issued a statement Tuesday alleging HBC offered mattresses and...

US: Verizon revises deal with Yahoo to $4.48 billion

Verizon Communications said on Tuesday it would buy Yahoo's core business for $4.48 billion, lowering its original offer by $350 million in the wake...

US: Companies lobby for FTC choice that can take-on tech giants

Companies with past issues with Google believe President Trump should nominate Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to be the next chairman of the Federal...

Switzerland: Wolseley aims for dominance with Swiss merger

Molseley, the world’s largest plumbing supplies company, plans to spin off its Swiss business into a joint venture that it hopes will become an...
China’s Fair Competition Review: Introduction Imperfections And Solutions

China’s Fair Competition Review: Introduction, Imperfections And Solutions

By Yong Huang and Baiding Wu - In recent years, the issue of “fair competition review” has become a key priority for the Chinese Central...

US: Burger King owner to buy Popeyes Chicken for $1.8 billion

Restaurant Brands International agreed to buy Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. for about $1.8 billion, adding a fried-chicken chain to its lineup of burgers and...

Australia: Watchdog will help oversight Airbnb

Australia’s competition watchdog will work directly with Airbnb, Stayz and other shared accommodation providers to stop the dramatic rise in users being scammed on...
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