by Frank L. Fine
Until recently, there have been only isolated instances
in which information exchanges were caught by the European Commission pursuant
to Article 101(1) of the TFEU in the absence of a wider cartel. There is now a
wider array of information which, when exchanged, may fall within the...
Until October 1, 2000, competition law in Denmark was based on the
Competition Act of 1997, which entered into force on January 1, 1998. At the
time that it was enacted, the Act represented a significant change in Danish
competition law because it brought the national law into conformity with the
On this edition, Dr. Frank Fine, Director of EC Competition Law Advocates in Brussels, discusses the effect on companies that run afoul of EU rules on information exchanges. He discusses the type of information exchanges addressed by the European Commission's Horizontal Guidelines and how the new...
The Shipping Act of 2010 was
really only a starting point, however, which was intended to open the debate,
and a variety of factors suggest that liner antitrust immunity will remain a
live issue during the 112th Congress. This article was originally published in
8 Benedict's Maritime Bulletin 239...
By Amelia Torres and Marisa Gonzalez Iglesias, European Commission Press Release Office (Brussells, Belgium).
Brussels, 30 May 2011 -- The European Commission has opened two separate in-depth investigations under the EU Merger Regulation into two proposed concentrations in the hard disk drive ("HDD"...
The US hedge fund industry faced a host of new US
regulatory challenges in 2012 - but the icing on the cake came in December with
the release of the EU 's "Level 2″ Implementation Regulations for the Alternative Investment Fund
Manager Directive . The impact on many US hedge fund managers...