EU Competition Law Newsletter

Below are links to EU Competition Law Newsletters that Cleary publishes each month.


2019

October

Highlights


The Commission Publishes Its Decision To Fine Canon For Gun-Jumping

  • On October 22, 2019, the Commission published its decision to fine Canon a total of €28 million for failure to file its acquisition of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (“TMSC”). Canon acquired TMSC via a warehousing arrangement, which involved a special purpose vehicle (“SPV”) that held most of TMSC’s shares pending merger control approval.

    Click here to read more.

The Commission Approves Vodafone’s Acquisition Of Liberty Global’s Cable Business Subject To Cable Access Remedies, A First In The Industry

  • On October 30, 2019, the Commission published its July 2019 decision to conditionally approve the acquisition by Vodafone of Liberty Global’s cable business in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania, following an in-depth Phase II investigation. The decision marks the first-ever cable access commitment approved by the Commission in the telecommunications sector.

    Click here to read more.

News


Commission Updates

  • Two Cycling Groups Call For Antitrust Probe Into Governing Body For Sports Cycling

In September 2019, cycling organizations Velon and the Italian Cycling League filed separate complaints with the Commission, alleging that the world governing body for sports cycling, Union Cycliste Internationale (“UCI”), breached EU competition law in its dual role of regulating and organizing cycling events.

Click here to read more.

  • The Commission Unconditionally Approves BMS’s Acquisition Of Celgene

On October 10, 2019, the Commission published its decision of July 29, 2019, to unconditionally approve Bristol-Myers Squibb Company’s (“BMS”) acquisition of Celgene Corporation (“Celgene”) following a Phase I review.

Click here to read more. 

Court Updates


  • The Court of Justice Upholds Dismissal Of Alcogroup’s Appeal Concerning Access To Legally Privileged Documents During A Dawn Raid

On October 17, 2019, the Court of Justice upheld the General Court’s judgment of April 10, 2018, dismissing ethanol producer Alcogroup’s appeal against a Commission decision to carry out a dawn raid during which the Commission allegedly read potentially legally privileged documents. According to the Court of Justice, irregularities during a dawn raid may only result in the annulment of subsequent Commission decisions and not the prior decision authorizing the dawn raid in question. This judgment highlights the need for legal counsel to closely monitor dawn raids, to ensure that Commission officials do not read or seize legally privileged documents.

Click here to read more. 

Please click here to read the complete Newsletter.


August/September

July

June

May 

April

March  

February 

January


2018

December

November

October


Quarterly Reports

2018

EU Competition Report Q3

EU Competition Report Q2

EU Competition Report Q1


2017

EU Competition Report Q4

EU Competition Report Q3

EU Competition Report Q2

EU Competition Report Q1


2016

EU Competition Report Q4

EU Competition Report Q3

EU Competition Report Q2

EU Competition Report Q1


2015

EU Competition Report Q4

EU Competition Report Q3

EU Competition Report Q2

EU Competition Report Q1


2014

EU Competition Report Q4

EU Competition Report Q3


2013

EU Competition Report Q2 


2012

EU Competition Report Q1


2011

EU Competition Report Q4 

EU Competition Report Q3 

EU Competition Report Q1


2010

EU Competition Report Q1

 

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

Read More