When the Chips are Down: EU Seeks to Impose Interim Measures in Broadcom

July 01, 2019

In a potentially ground-breaking move, the European Commission recently announced its intention to use its powers to impose interim measures in an investigation targeting chipmaker Broadcom. Interim measures are a form of temporary injunctive relief that may be adopted by the European Commission and competition authorities in EU member states. The need for effective interim powers is at the centre of current debates on adapting antitrust to the challenges of the digital economy.

In this article attorneys Alec Burnside, Clemens Graf York von Wartenburg and Adam Kidane examine the Commission’s re-discovery of a power it has not tried to use for nearly two decades.

Read the full article published by Competition Law Insight here