Focus Antitrust - 29 May 2019
In The News
European Commission confirms dawn raids in the grocery retail sector in France
The European Commission has carried out dawn raids at the premises of companies active in the grocery retail sector in France. The Commission has concerns that two grocery retail companies may have infringed Article 101. Click here.
CMA issues statement of objections in relation to market sharing for anti-nausea tablets
The CMA has issued a statement of objections in relation to market sharing for anti-nausea tablets. The statement of objections alleges that, between June 2013 and July 2018, Alliance, Focus, Lexon and Medreich agreed not to compete for the supply of prescription-only Prochlorperazine 3mg dissolvable or “buccal” tablets to the NHS. Click here.
The General Court has dismissed the appeal by KPN against the European Commission’s decision approving the Vodafone/Liberty Global joint venture. Click here.
The CMA has given notice of its intention to make an order which will prohibit the merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda and is inviting comments on the draft. Click here.
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The culmination of a ground-breaking three year project which will transform the telecommunications landscape of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Ofcom Consultation on the protection of TV and radio programme participants
Ofcom consults on proposed new broadcasting rules aimed at extending existing protections afforded to participants in TV and radio.