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Competition monthly highlights—December 2020

Published on: 23 December 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Competition monthly highlights—December 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) and competition law
  • EU antitrust
  • Court of Justice allows Canal + appeal in pay-TV commitments challenge as third parties interests not considered, and annuls the commitments
  • General Court confirms anticompetitive object of Skating Union’s eligibility rules
  • General Court dismisses Fakro’s appeal regarding Commission’s decision rejecting further investigation of an alleged abuse of dominance complaint against Velux
  • Commission fines CCPL €9.44m in re-adopted decision for its participation in retail food packaging cartels
  • EU mergers
  • Peugeot/Fiat Chrysler Automobiles merger conditionally cleared after phase II
  • More...

Article summary

This month’s edition of Competition highlights include (amongst other things): (1) the Supreme Court’s judgment dismissing Mastercard’s appeal concerning Merricks’ collective proceedings order application, (2) the Court of Justice’s judgment in which it annulled the Commission’s decision that made binding commitments offered by Paramount Pictures in pay-TV investigation, and (3) the Commission’s decision to conditionally clear (with extensive behavioural commitments) Google’s acquisition of Fitbit conditionally after a phase II investigation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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