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Focus Antitrust - 22 January 2020

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Court of Appeal upholds CMA’s decision in the Ping case

The Court of Appeal has upheld the CMA’s decision in the Ping case. The CMA’s decision found that Ping’s ban on retailers selling its golf clubs online was an infringement of the prohibition on anti-competitive agreements. Click here.

CMA issues fine for failure to respond to information request in market study into online platforms and digital advertising

The CMA has issued a fine for failure to respond to an information request in its market study into online platforms and digital advertising. The fine of £20,000 was imposed on AppNexus Europe Limited for a failure to respond without reasonable excuse. Click here.

CMA fines Fender £4.5m for preventing price discounts by retailers

The CMA has fined Fender Europe £4.5 million for preventing retailers from discounting their online prices for its guitars. The fine amount was discounted by 60% under the CMA’s leniency programme and by a further 20% to reflect settlement. Click here.

For more information please contact Paul Stone on +44 (0)20 7203 5110 or at paul.stone@crsblaw.com.

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