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  1. Twobirds news
    28 November 2018
    EU unconditional merger clearance of T-Mobile/Tele2 Netherlands transaction – contribution and team Bird & Bird
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2018/global/eu-unconditional-merger-clearance-of-tmobile-tele2-netherlands

    On 27 November 2018, the European Commission approved the merger between T-Mobile Netherlands and Tele2 Netherlands after a six months in-depth review process.

  2. Legal news
    15 April 2019
    EC Expert Group calls for changes to antitrust enforcement in digital markets
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/ec-expert-group-calls-for-changes-to-antitrust-enforcement-in-digital-markets

    In these final months of Margrethe Vestager's mandate as European Competition Commissioner, she is pursuing a serious reflection on whether or not traditional competition rules and principles are fit for purpose in this ...

  3. Legal news
    22 May 2019
    TPG and Vodafone announce challenge to ACCC opposition to merger
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/australia/tpg-and-vodafone-announce-challenge-to-accc-opposition-to-merger

    On the 8th of May, 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) officially announced that it had decided to oppose the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Limited and Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty ...

  4. Legal news
    13 December 2018
    ACCC releases its Preliminary Digital Platforms Inquiry Report
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/australia/accc-releases-its-preliminary-digital-platforms-inquiry-report

    On 10th December 2018, the ACCC's highly anticipated Digital Platforms Inquiry Preliminary Report was released to the public. The 374 page report weighs in on the impact of digital platforms such as Google and Facebook ...

  5. Legal news
    03 July 2018
    Algorithms and competition law
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/algorithms-and-competition-law

    The French and German competition authorities, Autorité de la concurrence and Bundeskartellamt, have started a joint project on algorithms and their effects on competition.

  6. Legal news
    15 September 2020
    UOKiK investigates rebate practices of 19 retail chains in Poland
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/poland/uokik-investigates-rebate-practices-of-19-retail-chains-in-poland

    In early July, the Polish competition authority (UOKiK) has opened preliminary investigations into the rebate practices of 19 retail chains. In particular, the authority will focus on whether retrospective rebates are ...

  7. Legal news
    15 September 2020
    Guidance note on collaborations among competitors in response to COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/guidance-note-on-collaborations-among-competitors-in-response-to-covid-19

    COVID-19 has presented significant economic challenges to businesses across all industries, disrupting daily operations and global supply chains. During this time, temporary collaborations among competitors have become ...

  8. Legal news
    15 September 2020
    Consumers subjected to unfair B2C commercial practices due to COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/hungary/consumers-subjected-to-unfair-b2c-commercial-practices-due-to-covid-19

    The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) keeps a watchful eye over advertisement claims regarding alleged COVID-19 treatments that exploit the vulnerability of consumers in the current pandemic. The GVH initiated an ...

  9. Legal news
    15 September 2020
    Merger control: first-ever FCA’s decision to block a transaction
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/france/merger-control-first-ever-fcas-decision-to-block-a-transaction

    Nearly a month after issuing its new merger control guidelines, the French Competition Authority (FCA) broke new ground in merger control by issuing a blocking decision on 28 August 2020, against the joint takeover of a ...

  10. Legal news
    14 September 2020
    The DCCA accepts commitments from a digital platform to remove a mandatory minimum hourly fee for regular cleaning services from providers on the platform
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/denmark/the-dcca-accepts-commitments-from-a-digital-platform-to-remove-a-mandatory-minimum-hourly-fee

    A Danish digital platform facilitating contact between providers of cleaning services and customers, www.hilfr.dk (‘Hilfr’), operated with a minimum hourly fee as a prerequisite for the providers to offer their services ...