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Increased Antitrust Scrutiny of the Ship Lining Industry: Tailwinds of Global Convergence- Antitrust EU Competition

Partner, G R Bhatia and Associate, Toshika Soni have authored an article titled ‘𝑰𝒏𝒄𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒆𝒅 𝑨𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒕𝒓𝒖𝒔𝒕 𝑺𝒄𝒓𝒖𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒚 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑺𝒉𝒊𝒑 𝑳𝒊𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑰𝒏𝒅𝒖𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒚: 𝑻𝒂𝒊𝒍𝒘𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝑮𝒍𝒐𝒃𝒂𝒍 𝑪𝒐𝒏𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒈𝒆𝒏𝒄𝒆 – 𝑨𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒕𝒓𝒖𝒔𝒕 𝑬𝑼 𝑪𝒐𝒎𝒑𝒆𝒕𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏’.

It discusses the pertinent developments in relation to antitrust scrutiny against ship liners across the globe such as discontinuance / non-renewal of erstwhile antitrust exemptions granted to consortia agreements, cartel investigations against ship liners initiated by various competition regulators, as well as shift in domestic policies to curb anti-competitive practices in the maritime sector.


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