Features

Behavioural remedies revisited: GE/Honeywell

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Alistair Lindsay, a partner in the European Antitrust Group at international law firm Allen & Overy, considers whether the principal issues in GE/Honeywell could have been addressed by behavioural remedies

Best Practices for the Review of International Mergers: a discussion draft*

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By Janet L McDavid of Hogan & Hartson, Phillip A Proger of Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, Michael J Reynolds of Allen & Overy and J William Rowley QC and A Neil Campbell of McMillan Binch

FTC's new competition team emphasises continuity

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The ABA Antitrust Section’s FTC Committee lunch was held in Washington, DC last month. John Gledhill reports on what amounted to a discreet unveiling of the Commission’s new competition policy

Interbrew/Bass: last orders for UK merger process

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Simon Taylor, a senior associate in the European antitrust group of international law firm Allen & Overy, looks at a case that has forced the UK government to rethink its review procedures

Pacific Rim: the next frontier for US cartel enforcement?

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‘International Antitrust Issues: Pacific Rim and Beyond’, a new event jointly organised by the American Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association, took place in Vancouver on May 30 and June 1. David Samuels attended

The International Law Conference in Dublin

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European business lawyers converged on Dublin in mid-May for a special, way event. Máire McGuire was there keeping an eye on the competition ‘stream’

New law lowers notification thresholds in France

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Dominique Voillemot of Gide Loyrette Nouel, Paris reviews the provisions of new legislation bringing the French rules on merger notification, whistle-blowing and other areas into step with EU law

France's New Regulations: the practitioners' view

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Lower thresholds, mandatory notification, leniency provisions - all very well in theory, but how do French competition lawyers really feel about the new regulations? John Gledhill sounds out some leading Parisian avocats

Sleeping with the enemy: trends in the French competiton law market

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As reported on page 15, France’s New Regulations come into force in September. While the government and competition regulators have been restructuring the antitrust rules, competition practitioners in France have been responding to a restructuring of their market. By John Gledhill

Marie-Dominique Hagelsteen

Premium 01 August 2001

Marie-Dominque Hagelsteen has been president at the Conseil de la Concurrence (France’s independent regulator) for three years. With changes in merger regulation looming, GCR spoke to her about leniency, mandatory notification, criminalisation of cartels and the Conseil’s relationship with the DGCCRF