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Information Exchanges Under EU Competition Law:Heading For Regulatory Overload

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...

Information Exchanges Under EU Competition Law: Heading For Regulatory Overload

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...

Greenberg Traurig Alert-EU Competition: Information Exchanges and Antitrust Compliance

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...