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Huya/Douyu and Tencent/China Music Group – a “new normal” for Chinese merger control?
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Two developments in the last two weeks show a changed landscape in the Chinese merger control arena: on 10 July, SAMR issued its decision prohibiting the merger between Huya and Douyu; on...

News

Proposed UK competition law reforms – ‘he ain’t heavy, he’s my micro-economic sibling’

In what could herald the most significant changes to the UK competition regime in 25 years, the UK Government has announced a series of proposed reforms to UK competition law...

News

Getting The Deal Through: Automotive 2021

For the fifth time, we have collaborated with Lexology to publish Getting the Deal Through: Automotive, our market overview of key issues in the automotive industry covering 19 countries....

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Revision of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law to close “loopholes” in anti-cartel enforcement

Companies doing business in China need to anticipate stricter anti-cartel enforcement in the near future. Recently released legislative plans suggest an amendment of the Anti-Monopoly Law...

Published Works

Post-pandemic antitrust - what to expect and what to do Global Competition Review

The outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic in early 2020 came as a global shock. Its ripple effects on the economy, trade, travel as well as individual freedoms and society as a whole were - and ...

News

Pay for delay and document retention - The ECJ's Lundbeck decision

In the much-anticipated Lundbeck case (i.a. C-591/16 P), the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) on 25th March 2021 confirmed the decision of the European Commission...

Insights

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 persons to them...

Analysis

Italian Competition Authority proposes pro-competitive legislative changes to the Italian Government
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The document provides a summary of the proposal for pro-competitive legislative changes submitted by the Italian Competition Authority to the Italian Government on 23 March 2021. The...

News

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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