Derek Holt

Derek Holt

Managing Director, AlixPartners UK LLP
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Derek Holt is a managing director in AlixPartners UK LLP’s economics practice. He has 24 years of experience in the fields of competition litigation and regulatory disputes. He has testified in a range of high-profile matters concerning horizontal agreements, abuse of dominance and regulatory pricing matters before the UK and European competition authorities, regulators and courts, including the UK High Court and the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT). Recently, he has acted as expert for Visa Inc before the High Court and the European Commission regarding multilateral interchange fees; for Ping in relation to the economic effects of its ban on online sales; for Peugeot in a follow-on damages case before the CAT; and for Network Rail in a recent abuse of dominance claim (on which judgment from the CAT is pending). He is acting on various matters before the High Court for a defendant in an allegation that its selective distribution system breaches competition law; for a memory chip producer in relation to follow-on claims against it; and for a European bank in relation to an investigation regarding trading activity in various bonds markets. Derek has featured in Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Competition as a thought leader and a leading economic expert.

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