EU moves against paraffin wax market "collusion"
- Competition hassles. // Management Services;May93, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p30
Suggests that management services types are often the first to spot evidence of anti-competitive practices among suppliers in the European Commission. Undue influence exercised by manufacturers over dealers of systems houses; Alternatives to passing national legislation against the practice.
- Do bundles cross the line? Blackmore, Nicole // Money Marketing;2/11/2010, p10
The article reports on the findings of an investigation conducted by the European Commission concerning the effects of bundled products in Europe.
- The New EU Vertical Restraints Regulation: Navigating the Vast Seas Beyond Safe Harbors and Hardcore Restrictions. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2010 Q2, Special section p1
The article discusses the European Commission's adoption of the Vertical Restraints Regulation which exempts supply and distribution agreements from Article 101 of the Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). The Commission approved the regulation on April 20, 2010 and will take...
- European Commission Releases Long-Awaited Revisions to Vertical Restraints Block Exemption Regulation and Guidelines. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2010 Q2, Special section p1
The article provides basic information on the Vertical Restraints Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) and Guidelines which was published by the European Commission (EC) on April 20, 2010. The new texts of the VBER and Guidelines are to be used as reference by courts and competition authorities for...
- VW: EU scrutiny, and not for the first time. // MarketWatch: Automotive;April 2003, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p5
Reports on the European Commission's investigation of automobile company, Volkswagen AG, on anti-competitive grounds. Implication of the investigation on the company's operations; Reasons behind the investigation.
- REMEDIES IN EUROPEAN ANTITRUST LAW. Hellstr�M, Per; Maier-Rigaud, Frank; Bulst, Friedrich Wenzel // Antitrust Law Journal;2009, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p43
The article discusses the scope of power of the European Commission addressing the abuse of a dominant position in the European Community. An overview of historical practices of the commission concerning the said issue and how the commission render remedies more effectively as an enforcement...
- Microsoft faces $1.35B antitrust fine. Deffree, Suzanne // Electronic News;3/3/2008, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p16
The article reports on an antitrust fine imposed against Microsoft in 2007 by the European Commission for charging unreasonable prices for access to interface documentation for work group servers. The 2007 decision was an offshoot of the 2004 decision which required Microsoft to disclose...
- Commission acts on non-compliant member states. Price, Rhian // Poultry World;Jul2012, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p4
The article reports on the move by the European Union (EU) Commission to send reasoned opinions to 10 member states to address their non-compliance with the conventional cage ban. The 10 member states including Belgium, Cyprus and Greece are being ordered by the commission to supply information...
- EU farmers disadvantaged by GM approvals delays. Stocks, Caroline // Farmers Weekly;10/21/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 17, p10
The article reports that farmers in the European Union (EU) are disadvantaged by the delays in the approval of genetically-modified (GM) crops, according to the European Commission (EC). It is suggested that European farmers are facing increased production costs and unfair competition from...