The Public Competition Enforcement Review
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
There continues to be international overlap among the public competition issues attracting government enforcement attention. Although the covid-19 pandemic has raised competition matters, including price-gouging investigations and policy statements on collaborations to fight the pandemic, competition enforcement in many jurisdictions continues in line with past practice, while a few jurisdictions are seeing record fines or activity in certain areas. Merger review and enforcement activity remains robust and the policing of cartels remains a focus of competition agencies around the globe, while digital platforms have continued to attract scrutiny and regulatory action worldwide.