Agriculture, food and sustainability: who will pay for the greening?

ACM and European Commission spoilsport or guide on the road towards a more sustainable agri-food sector. Read more >

Monopolies and dominant positions: focus on digital economy

Regulators point arrows at online platforms. Read more >

Consumer protection: a key priority at ACM

New regulations, higher fines and more legal actions. Read more >

Collective Management Organisations and competition law

As a result of the changes in the (digital) media landscape, the position of CMOs is becoming increasingly important. Read more >

ACM relaxes cartel prohibition for sustainability initiatives

The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets published the (draft) Guidelines on Sustainability Agreements, in which it expresses the intention to make it easier for companies to work together in the field of sustainability. Read more >

Cartel prohibition and abuse of dominant position set limits on settlement of patent disputes

The tension between IP rights and competition in the pharmaceutical sector is a topical issue. The Court of Justice has elaborated in its Generics judgement on the role of IP rights in the assessment of settlement agreements under competition law. Read more >

The digital future of competition law

In order to modernise competition law, the European Commission has proposed two new enforcement instruments: a gatekeeper instrument and new powers of investigation. This blog sets out these two initiatives. Read more >

Autumn trends for 2023
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