Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Quarterly Newsletter

29 January 2013

Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Alert

Overview of global antitrust law developments between October 2012 and January 2013.

In this edition: 

  • President Obama's second term
  • Non-compete clauses in M&A transactions
  • U.S. scrutiny of consummated mergers
  • Enforcing standard-essential patents
  • France - prohibition of online sales
  • Chinese record fines
  • Stark reminder of merger control rules
  • AstraZeneca judgment
  • U.S. developments in "reverse payment" dispute
  • Application of Section 1 of the Sherman Act to joint venture conduct
  • New Czech competition legislation
  • European Commission fine in CRT sector
  • Hong Kong's competition law
  • U.S. enforcement action against firm seeking injunctions on FRAND-encumbered SEPs
  • MOFCOM releases details of unconditional clearance decisions since 2008
  • European Commission dawn raids - "fishing expeditions" prohibited
  • New complications for China mergers
  • France - breach of merger remedies
  • Round-up of key developments

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