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Algorithms in the spotlight of antitrust authorities

Joint study by the Bundeskartellamt (German Cartel Office) and the Autorité de la concurrence (French Competition Authority) indicates need for higher compliance standards Digital ubiquity, and the resulting rules, do not only concern tech giants. To the contrary, digital regulation is relevant for companies in all market sectors (see our recently published global study on

Cartel facilitators can face hefty EU fines – what are the implications for consultancies, market research organisations, brokers and other intermediaries?

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that the conduct of a consultancy firm can be caught by the EU prohibition of agreements or concerted practices restricting competition (Article 101 of the Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU)), even where that firm is not active on the cartelized market but where