On 20 September 2016, the European Commission fined Altstoff Recycling Austria (“ARA”) under Article 102 TFEU for abusing its dominant position in the Austrian waste management...28 September 2016
FTC & DOJ Release Updated Model Confidentiality Waiver For Use in Cross-Border Investigations
On 25 September 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (DOJ) issued an updated joint model waiver of confidentiality for use by parties in cross-border merger and civil non-merger investigations. The model waiver outlines the terms under which a party subject to a multi-jurisdictional investigation may waive its confidentiality protections in order to facilitate the sharing of confidential information between U.S. and non-U.S. competition authorities. In addition, the agencies released a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) touting the benefits of signing such a waiver, outlining the process for submitting it, and detailing the protections afforded to the confidential information.
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Liability for anti-competitive behaviour by your employees and outside contractors: when you are off the hook and when you are not
In its recent VM Remonts judgment, the...02 August 2016