In the latest episode of Cleary Gottlieb’s Antitrust Review podcast, host Nick Levy interviews Andreas Mundt, President of the Bundeskartellamt.
Antitrust Review U.S. Edition, Episode 3: The Spectre of Enforcement
In the third episode of a three-part series on U.S. antitrust enforcement, host Nick Levy interviews Cleary Gottlieb colleagues Bruce Hoffman and Leah Brannon about the U.S. enforcement environment for Big Tech, the agencies’ application of Section 2 of the Sherman Act, and the prospects for legislative change.…
Antitrust Review U.S. Edition, Episode 2: Litigation and Merger Control Enforcement in the U.S.
In the second episode of a three-part series on U.S. antitrust enforcement, host Nick Levy interviews Cleary Gottlieb colleagues Dave Gelfand and Heather Nyongo’o about U.S. antitrust and merger litigation, the prospects for legislative change in the U.S., and their practical experiences of handling major litigation at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and in private practice.…
CJEU decision on disclosure under the Damages Directive implies post-Brexit divergence between EU and UK competition damages claims
On 10 November 2022, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) issued a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of the disclosure obligation under the EU directive that harmonised national rules governing actions for damages for breaches of competition law in EU member states and the UK (the Damages Directive).
Antitrust Review U.S. Edition, Episode 1: U.S. Antitrust Enforcement Under President Biden
Antitrust Review Episode 6: The Digital Markets Act
In the latest episode of Cleary Gottlieb’s Antitrust Review podcast, a panel of Cleary Gottlieb experts unpack the EU’s landmark Digital Markets Act, explaining its scope and implications for the world’s leading digital platforms.
FCO Prohibits Lufthansa From Terminating Feeder Flights For Condor
After publishing its preliminary finding in February 2022, the German Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”) recently prohibited the Deutsche Lufthansa AG group (“Lufthansa”) from terminating longstanding cooperation agreements with Condor Flugdienst GmbH (“Condor”). Under the cooperation agreements, Lufthansa is obliged to provide feeder flights to Condor’s long-haul passengers.
Antitrust Review Episode 5: In Conversation With Olivier Guersent
In this episode of Cleary Gottlieb’s Antitrust Review podcast, host Nick Levy is joined by Olivier Guersent, Director-General of the EC’s Directorate-General for Competition.
Advocate General Sides with Commission in its Appeal of General Court’s Overturning of Three/O2 Prohibition
Non-binding opinion finds that General Court erred in applying heightened standard of proof to cases involving unilateral effects in oligopolistic markets.…
General Court Partially Annuls European Commission Decision in Google Android
In September 2022, the General Court partially annulled the European Commission’s 2018 Google Android decision, which fined Google €4.3 billion for abuses of dominance relating to apps it offers for its Android mobile operating system (“OS”). The Court also found that the Commission’s investigation suffered from procedural errors. It reduced the fine by €200 million.