“Competition authorities are determined to get to grips with how digital markets work, especially in relation to digital platforms and the role of big data. Translating this better understanding into a more coherent and effective framework for intervention will be the real challenge going forward.”
“Given that this year the U.S. government has released guidance on its expectations for anticorruption, sanctions, False Claims Act, and antitrust compliance, it is an opportune time for companies to re-examine their programs to make sure they measure up.”
“Faced with the challenges of a rapidly evolving digital economy and the populist trend towards protectionism, there is a now a clear division between what some stakeholders want from competition policy and what the current framework is able to deliver.”
Global antitrust enforcers have shown little sign of taking the summer off, and competition law enforcement remains a high priority in many countries. Here's a look at the four key trends that we are seeing around the globe.