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Competition monthly highlights—March 2021

Competition monthly highlights—March 2021
Published on: 31 March 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Competition monthly highlights—March 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) and competition law
  • EU antitrust
  • Court of Justice dismisses appeals of Lundbeck and generic manufacturers and confirms pay-for-delay agreements are object infringements of Article 101 TFEU
  • Court of Justice dismisses abuse of dominance appeals by Deutsche Telekom and Slovak Telekom
  • Court of Justice reduces fine imposed on Pometon for steel abrasives cartel
  • EU mergers
  • Commission conditionally clears EssilorLuxottica’s acquisition of GrandVision
  • Commission conditionally clears Danfoss’ acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics
  • More...

Article summary

This month’s edition of Competition highlights includes (amongst other things): (1) publication of new guidance on Article 22 EUMR referrals to the Commission, (2) the dismissal by the Court of Justice of all the appeals against the Commission’s decision to fine Lundbeck and other generic manufacturers for entering into anticompetitive patent settlement agreements, and (3) publication of the CMA’s updated merger assessment guidelines. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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