Jurisdiction: UK

Key themes, insights and dialogue from the 2016 Mobile World Congress, with a focus on Australian competition...

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Issues to watch out for when managing the risks of a regulatory investigation...

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Sims looks ahead to consumer law review

December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Delivering the keynote address at the recent Australiasian Consumer Law Roundtable in Canberra, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims discussed the current state of the Australian Consumer Law (“ACL”) in light of the upcoming ACL review in...

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New UK class actions regime for competition and consumer takes effect...

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Putting the wrong foot forward…

March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

CMA probes alleged anti-competitive conduct in the UK clothing, footwear and fashion sector....

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2015 Hot Hits for the ACCC and CMA

January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

To kick start 2015, in this post we analyse recent trends to assess any similarities in enforcement priorities between regulators in the UK and Australia. Our UK team has recently reported on the forecast in the UK...

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Tyres, Umbrella Claims and Limitation Periods

October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

In September, our London colleagues Sarah Turnbull and Elaine Whiteford contributed a chapter to the 7th edition of The International Comparative Legal guide to: Competition Litigation 2015. Their chapter discusses a number of significant developments and...

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By the numbers

August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our colleagues at KWM in London recently summed up the UK Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) track record on phase 1 UK merger enquiries (see their article here) based on statistics published by the CMA....

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EU Alert: Paying for delays

July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our colleagues in the EU recently reported on the European Commission imposing fines totalling €427.7 million on the French pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers of generic medicines for breaching Articles 101 and 102 TFEU...

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CMA, SFO, MOU, ACCC, CDPP… in the context of recent UK and Australian cartel reforms and clarifications, these are the authorities involved in deciding whether you will face criminal proceedings for cartel conduct. We have...

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