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Competition monthly highlights—September 2020

Competition monthly highlights—September 2020
Published on: 30 September 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Competition monthly highlights—September 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) and competition law
  • EU antitrust
  • Advocate General’s opinion finds against Slovak Telcom and Deutsche Telekom in abuse of dominance appeal
  • Court of Justice dismisses Prysmian’s power cables cartel appeal
  • Court of Justice rules request for preliminary ruling brought by the Spanish competition authority regarding collective agreements between undertakings and trades unions on the transfer of works as inadmissible; it does not constitute a ‘national court’
  • Advocate General opinion provides clarity in Finnish referral regarding the duration of an infringement of Article 101 TFEU
  • Advocate General offers guidance on the application of the Brussels Recast Regulation on the jurisdiction of national courts in antitrust cases
  • Commission publishes staff working evaluation document relating to the Vertical Restraints Block Exemption
  • More...

Article summary

This month’s edition of Competition highlights include (amongst other things): (1) News Analysis on publication by the Commission of a staff working document on the evaluation phase of its review of the Vertical Restraints Block Exemption, (2) the Court of Justice’s judgment which dismissed Austria’s appeal of the UK’s aid for Hinckley Point nuclear power station, and (3) the CMA’s decision to fine Amazon for failing to provide documents to the CMA during its phase 2 investigation into Amazon’s completed acquisition of certain rights and minority shareholding in Deliveroo. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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