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Altice

EU Court Upholds Altice Gun-Jumping Fine

EU antitrust regulators received a boost from Europe’s second-highest court, as it upheld a record fine against French telecom company Altice for jumping the...
EU

EU Plans To Legislate For Common Phone Charger

The European Commission on Thursday, September 23, will present a legislative proposal for a common charger for mobile phones, tablets and headphones, a person...
Illumina

Illumina Faces EU Interim Measures Over Grail Deal

US life sciences company Illumina faces interim measures for closing its US$8 billion cash-and-stock takeover of cancer detection test maker Grail before gaining approval...
Law

Simpson Thacher Opens Brussels Office

Simpson Thacher announced the opening of its new office in Brussels, Belgium. Complementing our presence in London, the Brussels office will focus on providing...
microchip

Vestager Warns Against EU Using “Very Big Chip Producers”

The European Union should guard against relying on a handful of “very big” chip producers as it weighs billions of euros of potential investment in semiconductors,...
TikTok

TikTok Faces Two EU Data Probes

The lead data privacy regulator in the European Union has opened two inquiries into the Chinese-owned short-video platform TikTok, related to the processing of...
Uber Hit By Dutch Ruling That Deems Drivers Employees

Uber Hit By Dutch Ruling That Classifies Drivers As Employees

Uber drivers are employees entitled to greater workers' rights under local labor laws, a Dutch court ruled on Monday, September 13, handing a setback to...
EU Probes Google's Voice Assistant

EU Probes Google’s Voice Assistant

Google is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators on whether it may be forcing device makers to use Google Assistant as the default voice assistant...
Veolia

Veolia, Suez Will Seek EU Antitrust OK For Their Concessions

French waste and water management companies Veolia and Suez will seek EU antitrust approval this month for their tie-up to create a national champion...
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EU To Decide On S&P Global, IHS Deal By Oct. 8

Business information provider S&P Global Inc has sought EU antitrust approval for its US$44 billion acquisition of IHS Markit, with an EU decision due...
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