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UK Regulator To Prolong Oneworld Transatlantic Pact Due To Pandemic

UK competition regulators have imposed interim measures to address concerns over transatlantic routes operated under the Oneworld alliance’s joint business arrangement, having opted not...
UK

John Penrose MP To explore How To Strengthen UK Competition Policy

John Penrose MP will lead a review considering how the UK’s competition regime can be enhanced in the context of Covid-19 and the end...
Amazon

UK Watchdog Fines Amazon Over Delay In Releasing Deliveroo Documents

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has fined Amazon the equivalent of $72,000 after the retail giant missed a deadline to provide documents...
Law

USG Board Doesn’t Have to Face Challenge To Berkshire-Backed $7B Sale

USG's board doesn’t have to face a challenge to the US$7 billion sale price it accepted from Gebr Knauf KG in a deal pushed...
Facebook

UK Tells Facebook To Monitor Giphy Independence

Facebook was told by the United Kingdom's antitrust regulator to take action to ensure the Giphy unit it bought earlier this year can still...
Big Tech

UK’s CMA Wants New Regulatory Regime To Govern Big Tech

The CMA is calling on the government to introduce a new pro-competition regulatory regime to tackle Google and Facebook’s market power. The Competition and Markets...
UK

The Supreme Court Sharpens the “Blue Pencil Test” for Restrictive Covenants

By: Barri Mendelsohn, Jenny Willcock, Cassandra Ditzel & Daniel Jones (China Law Insight) In July 2019, the UK Supreme Court considered the enforceability of a...
CMA

UK Worried About Competition After Trailer Parts Merger

Universal Components’ purchase of 3G raises competition concerns in the wholesale supply of commercial vehicle and trailer parts, a Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)...
UK Law

Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off: Outcome-Critical UK Intervention In US-Centric...

By Simon Pritchard, Jonathan Ford & Verity Egerton-Doyle (Linklaters) And the music stops. Texas-based Sabre Corp. had beaten the DOJ in federal court in the agency’s challenge...
COVID-19 Gouging

UK’s CMA Seeks New Powers To Tackle COVID-19 Profiteering

The UK competition watchdog has lobbied the government for emergency powers to crack down on companies profiteering from the pandemic after finding itself hamstrung...
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