Competition Law News & Updates


April 1, 2015 COMPETITION UPDATE United Kingdom

April 1, 2015 COMPETITION UPDATE United Kingdom 26 March 2014. The Consumer Rights Bill received Royal Assent and will enter into force on 1 October 2015. Apart from its major overhaul of consumer protection law in the UK, the Consumer [...]

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April 1, 2015 COMPETITION LAW Brazil

April 1, 2015 COMPETITION LAW Brazil 3 January 2015. CADE’s Resolution No 10/2014 has entered into force. The resolution, which clarifies the rules laid down in Section 90 of Act No 12.529 of 2011, defines associative agreements as [...]

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March 30, 2015 COMPETITION UPDATE Italy

March 30, 2015 COMPETITION UPDATE Italy 16 March 2015. Like every year, the Italian Competition Authority has updated the thresholds triggering notification of mergers. The new thresholds, which are applicable from 16 March 2015, and [...]

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March 30, 2015 COMPETITION UPDATE USA

March 30, 2015 COMPETITION UPDATE USA 20 February 2015.  The thresholds triggering notification of mergers to the Federal Trade Commission under the Hart Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act 1976 (HSR ACT) were revised on 15 January [...]

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March 30, 2015 COMPETITION UPDATE Canada

March 30, 2015 COMPETITION UPDATE Canada 2 February 2015. The Competition Bureau has revised Canada’s merger notification thresholds in accordance with the provisions of the Competition Act designed at guaranteeing a reflection of the [...]

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March 30, 2015 COMPETITION UPDATE Morocco

March 30, 2015 COMPETITION UPDATE Morocco 4 December 2014. After the new Moroccan Constitution of 2011 enshrined the principle of free competition and the independence of the Competition Council, a long legislative process took place [...]

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December 1, 2014 COMPETITION UPDATE Italy

December 1, 2014 COMPETITION UPDATE Italy 31 October 2014. The Competition Authority has released its first guidelines defining a calculation method for sanctions against violations of laws protecting competition. The document aims at [...]

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December 1, 2014 COMPETITION UPDATE Belgium

December 1, 2014 COMPETITION UPDATE Belgium 26 August 2014. The Competition Authority has issued new fining guidelines designed to bring more transparency and legal certainty to undertakings as regards the level of fines incurred for [...]

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