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COVID-19: Competition law considerations for businesses

We take a look at some of the key competition law risks and protections for businesses during this rapidly-evolving and unprecedented time
02 April 2020

How are Courts approaching commercial confidentiality?

The High Court has given further guidance on when confidentiality rings may be available to protect the commercial confidentiality of information and when they will not
30 March 2020

Competition law: Spotlight on the construction sector

In 2019 the CMA secured many director disqualifications and issued £43m in fines for competition breaches in the construction sector. We summarise key cases in 2019 and what to look out for in 2020
24 January 2020

Interim measures – the cure to competition infringements in a digital era?

The European Commission has imposed interim measures, for the first time in over a decade, on Broadcom. Does this signal an increase in the use of interim measures, particularly in digital markets?
14 November 2019

Qualcomm fined €242 million for abuse of dominance

The European Commission has fined Qualcomm €242 million for abusing its dominance in the 3G baseband chipset market by engaging in predatory pricing
22 August 2019

Top Tips for Terminating Contracts

Matthew Walker from the firm's Dispute Resolution team discusses the key points to consider when terminating contracts

11 June 2019

Does the EU syndicated loan market give rise to competition concerns?

We summarise the report published by the European Commission in April 2019 on 'EU loan syndication and its impact on competition in credit markets' and consider the implications for syndicated lenders
16 May 2019

Merger Control: the issue with not holding your companies separate after a ‘hold separate’

Hold separate orders are known for being a burden on businesses wishing to start integrating post-completion.
29 January 2019

CMA confirms investment consultancy reforms

The CMA has published its final report and details of remedies following its market investigation into investment consultancy and fiduciary management services.

17 January 2019

Brexit and Competition Law: Deal or No Deal?

The draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Competition Regulations shape post-Brexit UK competition law in the different scenarios. This article describes these straightforwardly for businesses
07 January 2019

Abuse of dominance by water and sewerage undertakers in the water retail market?

Are the issues facing the water retail market indicative of an abuse of dominance or do they reflect more fundamental issues with the structure of the market and the stage of market development?
02 January 2019

CMA fines Heathrow £1.6m for anti-competitive restrictive covenant on car park prices

Businesses take note: covenants and other restrictions on property use can constitute competition law infringements leading to substantial penalties even if not enforced
30 November 2018
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