29 Sep 2022

Competition law update - Q3 2022


Welcome to the Q3 2022 edition of our competition law newsletter. This is our quarterly update covering key developments in UK and EU competition law.

Highlights of this edition include:

  • CAT annuls the CMA's first most-favoured-nation infringement decision
  • CMA reconsiders its Meta/Giphy decision
  • CMA issues warning letters over potential resale price maintenance agreements
  • CAT certifies two further collective actions as yet more are filed
  • Update on the UK review of the liner shipping block exemption
  • CMA responds to proposed rail transport reforms in Great Britain
  • UK blocks another Chinese acquisition under the NSIA
  • CMA continues to take a rigorous approach in its merger control enforcement
  • Commission launches a review of the EU Consortia Block Exemption
  • Latest developments on the Illumina/Grail deal
  • Novartis under investigation on its use of patents
  • Commission launches Phase II investigation into Orange's acquisition of VOO/ Brutélé
  • Commission issues its second annual report on the screening of foreign direct investments into the EU
  • General Court largely upholds the Commission's landmark Android mobile operating system decision
  • Commission takes the reins on Portuguese ad tech investigation

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