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UK Government Remains Committed To Adopting New National Security Review Legislation
The UK Government has pledged to adopt legislation to strengthen existing powers to scrutinise and intervene in business transactions in order to protect national security.
26 Nov 2019
Bid For UK Defence Company To Be Reviewed For National Security Concerns
The UK government has intervened in the proposed £4 billion takeover offer for aerospace and defence firm Cobham plc by US private equity firm Advent International, which was notified to the European Commission ...
24 Oct 2019
New UK Pension Scheme Trustee And Service Provider Requirements From December 2019
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published the remedies order (the order) following its market investigation into the provision of investment consultancy and fiduciary management
10 Jul 2019
Pension Scheme Investment – A New Era Of Increased Competition?
Many occupational pension schemes use the services of investment consultants and / or fiduciary managers.
17 May 2019
GDPR Fines – Lessons From Competition Law
Although the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR") entered into force on 25 May 2018 ...
European Union
12 Dec 2018
GDPR Fines - Lessons From Competition Law
Although the EU General Data Protection Regulation entered into force on 25 May 2018, and the obligations under the GDPR have since taken effect, there remain significant uncertainties as regards enforcement.
European Union
10 Dec 2018
Potential EU-UK Competition Law Divergence Post- Brexit Highlighted By Conflicting Approaches Of UK Competition Appeal Tribunal In Recent Pharma Cases
The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (the "CAT") has recently issued two judgments relating to anticompetitive practices in the pharmaceutical sector, namely:
20 Aug 2018
The Pensions Brief - July 2018
The Pensions Ombudsman has circulated generic "signposting" wording for schemes to use to inform members of their right to refer complaints about the administration of the scheme to the Ombudsman
16 Aug 2018
DoJ Antitrust Investigation Launched Into SSA Bond Market
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is reported to have launched an investigation into possible antitrust violations in the market for supranational, sovereign and agency bonds...
14 Dec 2015
Tax Advantages For Fiat In Luxembourg And Starbucks In The Netherlands Deemed Unlawful Under EU State Aid Rules
The Commission's full decision, containing additional details of its analysis, will be published in due course in non-confidential form.
European Union
26 Oct 2015
Online Bookings: Competition Law Impacts Online Travel Agencies (OTAs)… A European Perspective
Online travel agencies which greatly helped maintain occupancy rates during the difficult years in the 1990s have been accused of exploiting their position of strength in a manner that contravenes the rules of fair competition.
European Union
19 Oct 2015
EU Dawn Raids: The Updated Inspection Explanatory Note Sends A Clear Message
On 11 September 2015, the European Commission released an updated version of its Explanatory Note on Inspections pursuant to Article 20(4) of Council Regulation N° 1/2003.
European Union
6 Oct 2015
Appeals To The EU Court Of Justice In Relation To Competition Law
If the Commission declines to continue with the examination of a complaint, it has an obligation to state reasons sufficiently to allow the Court to review whether the contested decision is based on materially incorrect facts, or is vitiated by an error of law, manifest error of appraisal or misuse of powers.
European Union
18 Jun 2015
UK Financial Conduct Authority Launches Investment And Corporate Banking Market Study
A market study focusing on the conditions of competition in relation to investment and corporate banking services has been launched by the UK Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA").
5 Jun 2015
Digital Single Market Strategy Launched
Today the European Commission issued a strategy paper on the Digital Single Market ("DSM") that includes 16 initiatives to be completed by the end of 2016.
European Union
11 May 2015
Commission Announces Competition Inquiry Into The E-Commerce Sector
Margrethe Vestager, the EU Commissioner in charge of competition, announced yesterday the opening of an inquiry into the e-commerce sector.
European Union
8 May 2015
Appeals To The EU Court Of Justice
This work is a case referral tool and commentary in relation to competition cases1 ruled upon in 2014 by the European Court of Justice and the General Court.
European Union
20 Apr 2015
EU Antitrust Private Damages Actions
In this update, we look in more detail at the provisions of the new directive on anti-trust damages in the EU, which was adopted on 4 December 2014.
European Union
10 Dec 2014
EU Legislation Facilitates Antitrust Damages Litigation
Today's sign-off from the national governments in the EU is the final substantive step towards adoption by the EU of legislation on antitrust damages actions.
European Union
22 Nov 2014
Mobile Payments Systems: Potential Competition Concerns
The mobile payments systems ("m-payments") ecosystem encom¬passes hardware manufacturers, operating system developers, applica¬tion developers, data brokers, coupon and loyalty program administrators, payment card networks, telecommu¬nications providers, advertising companies, brands and end mer¬chants.
European Union
10 Apr 2014
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