Focus Antitrust - 14 October 2020
In The News
European Commission accepts commitments from Broadcom
The European Commission has accepted commitments from Broadcom to bring to an end the Commission’s investigation under the abuse of dominance rules. Broadcom has agreed to suspend all existing agreements containing exclusivity or quasi-exclusivity arrangements and/or leveraging provisions concerning Systems-on-a-Chip for TV set-top boxes and Internet modems, and not to enter into any new agreements with similar terms. Click here.
CMA requests referral back of Liberty Global/Telefonica joint venture
The CMA has made a request to the European Commission to refer back the proposed joint venture between Liberty Global plc and Telefónica to merge their UK operating businesses Virgin Media/Virgin Mobile and O2. Click here.
- The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Central European Media Enterprises by PPF Group NV. Click here.
- The CMA has cleared the proposed joint venture between brewing companies Carlsberg and Marston’s. Click here.
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Conditional payment clauses in the UK and Middle East
Niel Coertse writes for Practical Law Construction on how conditional payment clauses help to prevent cash flow difficulties.
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