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Competition weekly highlights—19 May 2022

Published on: 19 May 2022
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Competition weekly highlights—19 May 2022
  • In this issue:
  • EU antitrust
  • Advocate General suggests dismissal of HSBC’s appeal against General Court’s EIRD cartel decision
  • Court of Justice judgment on reference from Italian court setting out the interpretation and application of Article 102 TFEU in the context of the liberalisation of the Italian electricity market
  • EU mergers
  • General Court dismisses Cannon’s appeal against €28m fine for gun jumping by way of a two-step warehouse structure
  • Appeal against Wieland/Aurubis Rolled Products/Schwermetall prohibition dismissed
  • EU State aid
  • General Court dismisses Cannon’s appeal against €28m fine for gun jumping by way of a two-step warehouse structure
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Competition weekly highlights includes, from an EU perspective, judgments from the General Court dismissing (1) Cannon’s appeal against its €28m gun jumping fine, and (2) an appeal against the Commission’s decision to prohibit the Wieland/Aurubis Rolled Products/Schwermetall merger, the Advocate General’s opinion regarding HSBC’s appeal against the General Court’s EIRD cartel decision and the Court of Justice’s judgment on an Italian reference setting out the interpretation and application of Article 102 TFEU in the context of the liberalisation of the Italian electricity market. This weeks highlights also includes, from a UK perspective, the CMA’s provisional findings that the Dye & Durham (UK) Limited/TM Group (UK) Limited merger raises competition concerns, and a CAT judgment certifying the application for CPO brought by the Consumers’ Association against Qualcomm. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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