Home Tags Germany

Tag: Germany

Systems Competition China’s Challenge to the Competition Order

Systems Competition – China’s Challenge to the Competition Order: Do we...

By Dr. Thorsten Käseberg & Dr. Sophie Gappa (German Federal Government)1   I. Introduction: A Systemic Challenge to the Competition Order The European Union, and Germany in...
Parallels and Diverging Approaches in the UK and German Supreme Courts’ Decisions on FRAND

Parallels and Diverging Approaches in the UK and German Supreme Courts’...

In this paper, I discuss the German Federal Court of Justice’s decision in Sisvel v. Haier and the UK Supreme Court decision in Unwired...
COVID

EU Approves Germany’s Coronavirus “Umbrella” Scheme

The European Commission has approved a German “umbrella” scheme to support the uncovered fixed costs of companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme...
Germany

German Federal Cabinet’s Draft for Amendments to the Act Against Restraints...

By Dr. Raphael Reims (Willkie Farr & Gallagher)1 (I) Tenth Amendment to the Act Against Restraints on Competition On October 19, 2020, the German Federal Cabinet...
Amazon

German Cartel Office Launches  New Probe Into Amazon

Germany's antitrust authority has launched an investigation into Amazon and Apple over possible anticompetitive behavior, German Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily reported. Amazon bans some third-party...
Germany

German Regulator Probes Edeka Deal 

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office carried out an in-depth examination (so-called 2nd phase) of the acquisition of up to 72 Real locations from Edeka Zentrale,...
germany

Modernizing German Patent Law: Toward an Explicit Obligation for Proportionality Control...

By: Luc Desaunettes-Barbero, Reto Hilty, Daria Kim, Matthias Lamping, Peter R. Slowinski & Hanns Ullrich (Oxford Business Law Blog) Just over ten years after the...
Law and Justice

Facebook @ BGH

By Ruprecht Podzsun (D'Kart) Before today’s decision by the Bundesgerichtshof, the German Federal Supreme Court (BGH) in the Facebook case, we in my team had...
covid

Communication With The Bundeskartellamt During COVID-19 Crisis

You can contact the Bundeskartellamt as usual by e-mail, phone, or fax, as well as by mail. Deadlines can still be met by sending...
Germany

Tech Companies In German Crosshairs Over Competition Fears

Germany’s government has proposed a clampdown on anti-competitive behaviour by digital platforms, putting Berlin in the vanguard of European efforts to regulate companies including...
Enable Notifications    OK No thanks