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
UPDATE: Cartel Whistleblower Bill One Step Closer to Law as Full Senate Passes Bill
Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed a bill aimed at preventing retaliation against whistleblowers who report criminal antitrust violations. The bill, which provides a civil remedy for retaliation against individuals who cooperate with Department of Justice investigations relating to their employer's criminal price-fixing or bid-rigging activity, was reported out of committee on October 31 — just five days earlier. This quick passage by the upper chamber brings the bill one step closer to law. Our original report on the contents of the bill can be found immediately here.
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