GTDT: Market Intelligence provides a unique perspective on evolving legal and regulatory landscapes in major jurisdictions around the world. Through engaging, easily comparable interviews, the series provides the legal profession's thought leaders with a platform for sharing their views on current market conditions and developments in the law.
Market Intelligence offers readers a highly accessible take on the crucial issues of the day and an opportunity to discover more about the people behind the most interesting cases and deals.
with Geert Goeteyn, John F Cove and Elvira Aliende Rodriguez
"Private enforcement of EU competition law was in a state of ‘total underdevelopment’ 10 years ago, when the European Commission first considered legislation that culminated in the EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions in force today..."
"An interesting feature of antitrust enforcement in China is that we have two antitrust regulators: the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC)..."
with Hans-Jörg Niemeyer, Anna Lyle-Smythe and Hannah Ehlers
"Last year’s record-breaking fine was imposed by the European Commission on the trucks cartel, a cartel concerning collusion between five truck manufacturers on prices and the introduction of new emission technologies..."
with HMBC Rikrik Rizkiyana, Yogi Sudrajat Marsono and Vovo Iswanto
"The Indonesian Competition Commission (KPPU) has been quite busy in enforcing Law No. 5 of 1999 regarding the Prohibition of Monopoly and Unfair Business Practices (the Indonesian Competition Law (ICL)) and – in response to increasing criticism from the public and academics – in amending the draft of the proposed new law..."
with Richard Ryan, Florence Loric and Patrick Horan
"It is fair to say that the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has been very active on the investigation and enforcement front since the Competition Authority and Consumer Agency were amalgamated in October 2014..."
with Lucio D'Amario, Matteo Farneti, Alice Galbusera and Giorgio Valoti
"In line with recent years, the activities of the Italian Competition Authority (the Authority) have been characterised by a renewed vigour, particularly with reference to cartels and, in general, anticompetitive agreements..."
with Alfonso López Melih, Juan Pablo Estrada-Michel and Carlos G Guerrero Orozco
"The specialised agencies created through the constitutional amendment of 2013 – the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), with jurisdiction over competition and antitrust in the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors, and the Federal Commission on Economic Competition (COFECE), which has jurisdiction in all other sectors – have continued to act consistently across all those areas where statutory law allows, investigating cartels (absolute monopolistic practices) and conduct consistent with abuses of power, and exercising merger control..."
"Since Switzerland’s currency, the Swiss franc, has become stronger and other currencies (eg, the euro, dollar and sterling) have lost up to 30 per cent against it, Swiss consumers and retailers, as well as politicians, are expecting the Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) to go after international brands and other producers of goods to prevent them foreclosing the Swiss market and excluding cheap imports..."
"It is hard to say that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) (the UK’s primary competition authority) is focusing on any industry in particular – over the past year, it has opened investigations into a range of sectors including construction, laundry services, and the supply of products to the furniture industry..."