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JBS

Australian Watchdog Sees Competition Concerns With JBS’ Deal For Rivalea

Australia's competition regulator on Thursday, September 16, raised concerns over meatpacker JBS SA's proposed AU$175 million (US$128.3 million) acquisition of pork processor Rivalea. Want more news? Subscribe...
Australian law

Australian Watchdog Starts Probe Into Port Activity

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has kicked off an investigation looking at both liner and port activity over the past year where...
Airlines

Australian Blocks Qantas-Japan Airlines Deal 

Australia's competition regulator on Monday, September 13, denied authorization for Qantas Airways and Japan Airlines to coordinate flights between Australia and Japan, citing competition...
Law

Simmons & Simmons Nabs Herbert Smith Freehills’ Competition Partner

Simmons & Simmons has nabbed a partner from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) in its latest London hire, reported Law.com Competition partner Mark Jephcott is joining...
Biden

President Biden’s Push To Promote Economic Competition

By Aaron Neuwirth, ETF Trends There have been recent nominations of key staffers, and an executive order (EO) focused on “promoting competition in the American...
Apple

Match Asks Dutch Watchdog To Reveal Apple Antitrust Decision

Match Group on Friday filed a letter with Dutch competition authorities saying it believes the regulator has reached a decision in a complaint against...
JD Sports

UK Watchdog Still Sees Competition Concerns Over JD Sports Merger

The CMA has provisionally found JD Sports’ takeover of Footasylum could lead to a worse deal for shoppers, after reassessing the merger. Following the CMA’s...
Energy

UK Watchdog Clears National Grid’s $11B Purchase Of WPD

Britain's competition regulator cleared National Grid's proposed acquisition of the United Kingdom's largest electricity distribution business on Wednesday without referring the US$11 billion deal...
Law

Macfarlanes Grows Competition Team In Brussels

Macfarlanes announced the appointment of Richard Pepper as a partner in the competition team based in the firm’s Brussels office. Richard advises on all aspects...
Post Covid

UK Watchdog Criticized for Disbanding Covid Unit

The UK competition regulator has been criticized by lawyers and its former chair Andrew Tyrie for closing a COVID-19 unit at the start of...
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