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Practical Implications of the Whistleblowing Directive: Compliance, Data Protection and Employment
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There are certain unlawful activities committed by (or within) companies, Public Administrations or other entities, which are very difficult to identify if the closest...

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UK’s Digital Markets Unit: referee has been appointed, now is your chance to help write rules of the game

The UK Government has launched the much anticipated Digital Markets Unit (DMU) as a first step towards an “unashamedly pro-competition" regime focused on the position of...

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Ending the endless: Cartel infringements end when competition is no longer restricted, the ECJ rules

In previous decisions the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") had ruled that cartel infringements continue as long as they have economic effects. This was partly interpreted to mean ...

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Carrots and sticks - German competition law changes for cartel investigations

On January 19, 2021, the amendment of the German Act against Restraints of Competition ("ARC") has entered into force. In addition to the significant adjustments to the ARC...

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2020: Compliance overview

It was clear during 2020 that social distancing does not mean “relief” or deviations from compliance values and procedures. Although this unprecedented period was (and still is) ...

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FTC Publishes Commentary on Vertical Merger Enforcement

On 22 December 2020, on a divided vote, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) issued a Commentary on Vertical Merger Enforcement (FTC Commentary) to provide “greater...

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Like the movies… – The ECJ’s Paramount judgment (C‑132/19 P)

Settlements are a frequently used means of efficiently terminating proceedings, not only in cartel cases but also in other antitrust proceedings. The EU Commission can avoid having to spend ...

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DMA - a whole new world for large platform service providers?
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The European Commission has published the long awaited Digital Markets Act proposal. The Proposed Regulation imposes a series of ex ante behavioural obligations on entities that the...

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UK's Digital Markets Unit and EU's Digital Markets Act: Divergence in the regulation of the largest online platforms?

The United Kingdom and the European Union are set to take bold strides towards the regulation of digital markets in coming months. While both are broadly aligned in their intention to...

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