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Update: UK

February 11th, 2016

Recent speech given by UK CMA Chief Executive, Alex Chisholm: Growing tomorrow’s entrepreneurs – competition and innovation

Update: Sweden

December 15th, 2015

Did you miss the Swedish Competition Authority’s recent report on Sport and Competition Law? The author of the report, Docent Johan Lindholm at the Department of Law at Umeå University, emphasises among other things that the operators who carry on commercial activities should carefully consider whether the model that they use complies with the demands […]

The presentations made during the IV Lisbon Conference on Competition Law and Economics are now available here.

Update: Poland

October 15th, 2015

As of September, the Polish UOKiK will begin publishing information on court rulings applying to its decisions as part of its transparency agenda.


October 13th, 2015

The Canadian Competition Bureau publishes an online “month in review.”

Update: Spain

September 7th, 2015

The Spanish Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC) has released a report on the wholesale market for road fuels in Spain. The report proposes the adoption of regulatory measures to improve effective competition in the sector and enhance consumer welfare in Spain. The report analyses the main factors limiting effective competition in the automotive road […]

Update: Italy

September 5th, 2015

Italy’s AGCM Annual Report to Parliament: “increased competition to emerge from the crisis and resume growth.”

Update: FTC

September 1st, 2015

US FTC’s blog post on appointing monitors in merger remedies.

Update: Japan

August 18th, 2015

Remarks on “Aligning Antitrust Enforcement with Broader Policy Goals” by Commissioner ODAGIRI of the JFTC.

Update: UK

August 6th, 2015

The UK government has prepared a non-binding ministerial statement of strategic priorities for the Competition and Markets Authority outlining the government’s aims for the CMA. The so-called “steer” provides a statement of how the government sees competition fitting with its wider objectives for the economy. The steer is currently up for consultation.