Recently published decisions issued by the German Federal Court of Justice and the Dutch Competition Authority give occasion to take a closer look into the prerequisites and consequences of anticompetitive exchange of information
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Both the European Commission as well as national competition authorities have been taking a firm stance in the past year in relation to vertical antitrust infringement cases
Collective redress models in the context of antitrust damage claims continue to face considerable hurdles in German courts as recent case law shows
Preliminary thoughts from a competition lawyer’s perspective
The Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court’s decision in the long-running dispute between the Volkswagen Group and automotive supplier Prevent provides noteworthy general instructions for the assessment of purchasing and supply obligations as well as termination rights of strong buyers
Key takeaways for proceedings before the European Commission and in Germany in times of COVID-19
The Federal Court of Justice adjusts its previous ruling in the rail track cartel adapting to current decisions of the European Court of Justice.
The enforcement of EU competition law on pharmaceutical companies following the European Commission’s 2009 inquiry into the pharmaceutical sector
Stage win for Facebook: The Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf ordered that – for the time being – Facebook is not obliged to apply the measures imposed by the Federal Cartel Office
It cannot be called a trend yet, but the recent decisions of the German Federal Court of Justice in the confectionery and liquefied petroleum gas cartels show that the Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court’s decisions are under strict scrutiny and by no means the final word in cartel proceedings