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...
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...
On 14 December 2010, the European Commission (the " Commission ")
adopted a new suite of rules governing co-operation between actual or potential
competitors, consisting of (i) guidelines on the applicability of EU
competition law to horizontal co-operation agreements (the " Guidelines...