Tag Archives: price gouging

U.S. price gouging during COVID-19: A changing landscape

Our U.S. team members recently joined Reed Smith’s Countering the Crisis podcast to provide an overview of the U.S. laws around price gouging in light of COVID-19. The episode addresses various ways to spot and report alleged price gouging, as well as ways to protect against price gouging claims. Our team also shares their thoughts … Continue Reading

What are the risks when increasing prices in times of COVID-19?

When COVID-19 swept the globe and disrupted the production and distribution of goods, it gave way to some companies taking advantage of consumers by significantly increasing prices. ¬†As governments across the world have started taking action against unfair or excessive prices, we examine the global enforcement trends in this space and offer practical advice to … Continue Reading

CMA announces first investigations into COVID-19 price abuse

At a glance First formal action against price gouging in the UK Case will be a test of the fitness of the current legal framework to tackle price gouging Approach to establishing dominance and excessive pricing in the COVID-19 context will impact future enforcement in the UK and possibly in other jurisdictions Amongst the initial … Continue Reading
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