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India: Competition Commission penalises beer companies for indulging into cartelisation

September 27, 2021
Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’) passed a final order against three beer companies namely United Breweries Limited (‘UBL’), SABMiller India Limited (now renamed as Anheuser Busch InBev India Ltd.

Defendants charged in connection with multi state racketeering involving forced labor of Mexican agricultural workers

September 27, 2021
A federal grand jury in the Middle District of Florida has returned a six count indictment against three defendants for their alleged roles in a federal racketeering conspiracy that victimized Mexican H-2A workers who, between 2015 and 2017, had worked in the United States harvesting fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products.

UK chemical company fined £1 million for fatal 2018 explosion

September 21, 2021
Chemical company Briar Chemicals Ltd has been fined £1million after a man died in an explosion at its site in Sweet Briar Road, Norwich.

Croatia imposes 10,034 euros fine on watermelon buyer

September 20, 2021
In line with the Act on the prohibition of unfair trading practices in the business-to-business food supply chain (UTPs Act) the Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) opened an administrative proceeding against the buyer of watermelons Agro Gold regarding the use of its strong bargaining power in the sense of imposition of unfair trading practices in the purchase of watermelons.

Denmark: Clothing retailer pays a fine of €497,560 for exchanging information about prices with competitor

September 20, 2021
The company behind the Danish clothing retailer Kaufmann, Axel Kaufmann ApS, has agreed to pay a fine of DKK 3.700.000 (€ 497,560) for having shared information about prices and offer campaigns with a competing clothing retailer.

SBU exposes new scam at Ukrainian Railways

September 18, 2021
The SBU exposed large-scale corruption in JSC Ukrzaliznytsia.

CN Rail fined $2.5 million for Fisheries Act offence

September 16, 2021
On September 15, 2021, Canadian National Railway Company (CN Rail) pleaded guilty in Prince Rupert Provincial Court to a charge of violating subsection 36(3) of the Fisheries Act in relation to the deposit of pesticides in or around waters frequented by fish.

South Korea fines Google 177 mln USD for anti-competitive practices in mobile OS

September 14, 2021
South Korea\'s anti-trust regulator said Tuesday that it decided to fine global tech giant Google 207.4 billion won (177 million U.S. dollars) for its anti-competitive practices in mobile operating system (OS).

Parmalat Canada fined $510,000 for Environmental Protection Act violations

September 13, 2021
Parmalat Canada Inc. was convicted of three violations under the Environmental Protection Act and was fined $510,000 with additional sentencing that requires the company to make a payment of $110,000 to Queen’s University through a short-term probation order.

Poland fines Millenium Medica for unfair practices at shows

September 13, 2021
Millenium Medica (formerly Centrum Remedium) based in Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland, conducted sales at shows, the Polish Competition Authority (UOKiK) has discovered.

Endo settles New Yor opioid case

September 10, 2021
Endo announced that it and its subsidiaries, Endo Health Solutions, Endo Pharmaceutical, Par Pharmaceutica and Par Pharmaceutical Companies have settled three consolidated cases pending in Suffolk County Supreme Court in the State of New York: County of Suffolk v. Purdue Pharma, County of Nassau v. Purdue Pharma, and The State of New York v. Purdue Pharma.

Moscow court orders seizure of former minister's $22 mln property

September 10, 2021
Moscow\'s Gagarinsky District Court has ordered that a $22 million property owned by former government minister Mikhail Abyzov be seized, the press service of the court told RAPSI.
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