Antitrust, Competition and Trade Practice Group Q2

Please find below a listing of representative client newsletters and legal updates published by our member firms during Q2 April – June, 2018. Please advise that this compilation is not exhaustive and we would encourage you to visit the relevant member firm sites for more legal updates.

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal (Argentina)

New Law for The Defense of Competition in Argentina (May 31, 2018)
New Guidelines for The Control of Economic Concentrations in Argentina (May 3, 2018)

Clayton Utz (Australia)

State of Play: Competition Law (May 23, 2018)

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Canada, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec)

Competition Law Compliance: Canada’s Competition Bureau Releases New Draft Immunity and Leniency Programs (May 14, 2018)
Mind the Gap: Merger Efficiencies in The United States and Canada (May 2018)

Kromann Reumert (Denmark)

Agreement on Customer Allocation Between Media Agencies Was Illegal (June 19, 2018)
Danish Competition Council Approval of Danica Pension's Acquisition of SEB Pension Denmark (June 13, 2018)

Roschier, Attorneys Ltd. (Finland)

Commission Fines Altice EUR 125 Million for Gun-Jumping (April 25, 2018)
Recent Decisions of The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority and Finnish Market Court Relating to Public Procurement Contracts (April 19, 2018)

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. (France)

The UK/EU Customs Deal Post-Brexit: Will It Be A Customs Partnership, 'Max Fac' Or 'Max Fac Plus'? (April 4, 2018)
Profit-sharing provisions in LNG SPAs with delivery to the European Union (April 4, 2018)

Noerr LLP (Germany)

European Court of Justice Clarifies the MEO Principle in Two of Its Latest Judgements (April 26, 2018)
Anticompetitive Agreements: New Risks – EU Law Does Not Protect Against Extradition to Third Countries (April 18, 2018)

Deacons (Hong Kong)

Competition Law Concerns in The Employment Marketplace (April 18, 2018)
Hong Kong Competition Commission’s Chief Promises More Enforcement Actions: Are You Ready? (April 12, 2018)

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro (Indonesia)

Global Legal Insights: Merger Control 2018 (June 26, 2018)

Ellex Klavins (Latvia)

Now or Never: The Looming GDPR Deadline (June 12, 2018)

Arendt & Medernach SA (Luxembourg)

Commercial Cooperation Amongst Competitors: The Webtaxi Decision of The Competition Council (June 8, 2018)

Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. (Mexico)

Retaliatory Measures Against the U.S. After the Increase in Tariffs and New Efforts to Promote the Healthy Competition in The National Steel Industry (June 12, 2018)
Limitation of Competition in The Hiring of Employees (April 26, 2018)

Simpson Grierson (New Zealand)

New Anti-Money Laundering Regulations for Law Firms From 1 July (June 18, 2018)
100% New Zealand Made? (May 10, 2018)

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (Portugal)

Getting the Deal Through – State Aid 2018 (June 12, 2018)

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (Romania)

CJEU Guidance in Merger Cases: Qualification of A Measure as Gun-Jumping Requires Contribution to A Lasting Change in Control of The Target (June 2018)
The Court of Justice of The European Union Clarifies by Way of Preliminary Ruling the Assessment Of “Competitive Disadvantage” For Finding Abusive Discrimination (April 2018)

JPM Jankovic, Popovic & Mitic (Serbia)

Competition Law Legal Framework (April 12, 2018)

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP (Singapore)

Anti-Competitive Employment Practices – The Hong Kong Competition Commission Issues Advisory Bulletin Warning Employers (May 2018)

Bowmans (South Africa)

Global Analysis of the Intersection of Antitrust and Intellectual Property (July 4, 2018)
Saving Jobs is a Priority for African Competition Authorities (May 18, 2018)

Morrison & Foerster LLP (USA, California)

German Federal Court Resolves Controversy Around Statute of Limitations for Cartel Damage Claims (June 12, 2018)
Gun-Jumping In Merger Control: No Change In Control Means No Implementation - European Court clarifies what constitutes gun-jumping under EU merger control rules in ruling on Ernst & Young/KPMG Denmark merger (June 6, 2018)

Steptoe & Johnson LLP (USA, District of Columbia)

Global Competition Review Quotes Jon Sallet on Vertical Merger Guidance (June 22, 2018)
No-Poaching Agreements and Criminal Antitrust Enforcement: DOJ Scrutiny Ratchets Up (April 17, 2018)

Akerman LLP (USA, Florida)

Per Se Versus ‘Rule of Reason’ Standard: Judge in Blue Cross Antitrust MDL Proceeding Certifies His Decision for Interlocutory Appeal (June 19, 2018)
Pharmacies Accuse Drug Maker of Anticompetitive Contracting to Restrict Biosimilar Market (June 12, 2018)

Alston & Bird LLP (USA, Georgia)

"Supreme Court Decision Weakens Deference to Foreign Laws," Law360 (June 29, 2018)
Antitrust / Financial Services & Products Advisory: U.S. Supreme Court Creates Framework for Analyzing Antitrust Claims for Two-Sided Markets (June 29, 2018)

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP (USA, Indiana, Minnesota)

Supreme Court Decides Ohio v. American Express (June 25, 2018)
Crisis at the FTC? The Most Inexperienced Commission in Recent Times Prepares for Business (May 23, 2018)

Pepper Hamilton LLP (USA, Pennsylvania)

Delaware House Approves Two-Seat Expansion of Court of Chancery (June 29, 2018)
Cybersecurity Due Diligence in M&A Transactions (June 22, 2018)

Baker Botts L.L.P. (USA, Texas)

The First Cut is the Deepest: Use of Economics Before the Antitrust Agencies and the Courts (April 20, 2018)

Afridi & Angel (United Arab Emirates)

Merger Control Reform (June 2018)

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