China regulator fines two pharma firms 320 million yuan for monopolistic behaviour

​ On May 28, China's market regulator said it had fined two pharmaceutical companies 320 million yuan for entering into a monopolistic deal and abusing dominant market position. The State Administration of Market Regulation fined Grand Pharmaceutical 136 million yuan

China National Knowledge Infrastructure hit with heavy fine after antitrust probe

On December 26, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) has imposed on China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China’s largest online academic database, a fine of 87.6 million yuan for its monopoly behavior, accounting for 5 percent of CNKI's revenue.

Qualcomm wins a 997-million-euro antitrust lawsuit against the European Commission

EU antitrust regulators will not appeal a court ruling scrapping its 997-million-euro ($991 million) fine against Qualcomm (QCOM.O), Reuters said, citing people familiar with the matter. That means Qualcomm eventually won the antitrust lawsuit that lasted more than four years.

Court Denies Most of Motorola Solutions’ Motion to Dismiss Antitrust Case Filed by Hytera

The US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has denied most of a Motorola Solutions petition to dismiss a Hytera Communications lawsuit alleging anti-competitive behavior against it and granted a subsequent antitrust lawsuit filed by Hytera.

Chinese cement cartel fined $67 mln for concerted price hikes

China’s Shaanxi Administration for Market Regulation on July 9 issued six administrative orders imposing a total penalty of 451 million yuan ($67 million) on the Shaanxi Cement Association and its 13 local member cement manufacturers for an alleged conspiracy to synchro