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EU competition law and the role of the European CommissionThe European Commission is the EU-wide regulator tasked with enforcing and supervising EU...
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19th May
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Antibiotic drug Nitrofurantoin (AMCo, Morningside Healthcare, Morningside Pharmaceuticals and Alliance Healthcare) (50507)CASE HUB See further,...
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19th May
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Joined Cases T- 479/11 RENV France v Commission and T- 157/12 RENV IFP Énergies nouvelles v Commission [Archived]CASE HUB ARCHIVED—this archived case...
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19th May
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Case C- 248/16 Austria Asphalt (control of non-full-function joint venture under EU Merger Regulation) [Archived]CASE HUBARCHIVED–this archived case...
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19th May
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Experian/Credit Laser Holdings (Clearscore) [Archived]CASE HUBARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the abandonment of...
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19th May
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Gun jumpingBoth the EU and the US impose on parties to transactions notification requirements when certain thresholds are met. The purpose of these...
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19th May
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Case T- 95/15 Printeos and Others v Commission (Envelopes cartel) [Archived]CASE HUBARCHIVED—this archived case hub reflects the position at the date...
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19th May
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Case C- 576/18 Commission v Italy [Archived]CASE HUB ARCHIVED—this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the judgment of 12 March...
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19th May
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Concerted practicesThe concept of concerted practice laid down in Article 101(1) TFEU enables the European Commission (Commission), national...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 19th May
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This AGREEMENT is made the [insert date] day of [insert month] [insert year]Parties1[Party 1] a company incorporated in [England and Wales]...
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19th May
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State aid and the market economy operator principleEconomic transactions carried out by Member States do not confer an advantage in favour of an...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 19th May
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Joined Cases C- 271/18 P Slovakia v Dôvera zdravotná poistʼovňa and C- 262/18 P Commission v Dôvera zdravotná poistʼovňa [Archived]CASE HUB...
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19th May
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UK competition appeals—ongoing cases trackerThe below tracks ongoing appeals of CMA decisions in competition investigations to CAT and the appeal...
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19th May
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Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria;...
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19th May
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Dominant position under Article 102 TFEUArticle 102 TFEU prohibits undertakings which hold a dominant position within the EU or a substantial part of...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanne Rab of Serle Court 19th May
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The evolving essential facilities doctrineThe 'essential facilities’ doctrine states that the refusal by a dominant company to grant assess to an...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanne Rab of Serle Court 19th May

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What is the limitation period for bringing a claim pursuant to section 94(4) of the Enterprise Act 2002?The Enterprise Act 2002, section 94(4)As part...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 5th Jun
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UK merger remedies—practice and policyUnder the Enterprise Act 2002 (EnA 2002), when investigating mergers, the Competition and Markets Authority...
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5th Jun
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The substantive assessment of UK mergersThe Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) can prohibit any mergers that qualify for investigation under UK...
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5th Jun
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The ‘failing firm’ defence in EU and UK merger controlAssessment of the competitive effect of a merger involves examining the degree to which the...
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5th Jun
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A 'relevant merger situation' under UK merger rulesThe merger control rules of the UK are contained in the Enterprise Act 2002, as amended. Under the...
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4th Jun
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UK merger appeals—practice and procedure under the Enterprise Act 2002Section 120 of the Enterprise Act 2002 introduced procedures for merging parties...
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4th Jun
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The UK merger investigation processThe UK merger regime is voluntary, which means that if a transaction falls within the scope of the UK merger rules,...
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4th Jun

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