Region: England

De Silva: online advertising markets too national for EU review

The president of France’s Competition Authority has said online advertising markets remain “very strongly national”, which would make it difficult for the European Commission to conduct a study into that sector.

04 May 2018

UK firms announce promotions

Stewarts and Dentons have boosted their competition practices in the UK by promoting senior associates to partner.

30 April 2018

Linklaters and Gibson Dunn advise on Sainsbury’s/Asda deal

Sainsbury’s and Asda have tapped antitrust lawyers at Linklaters and Gibson Dunn to steer their planned £7 billion merger, which will create the UK’s largest supermarket chain.

30 April 2018

Lawyers co-found, are promoted and retire

Competition practices in Latin America, Europe and Asia have been created and promoted new partners, while a prominent antitrust lawyer in Europe has retired.

23 April 2018

European Commission raids sports broadcasting companies

The EU’s competition watchdog has raided several companies active in the sports broadcasting market, including Fox and Ziggo Sport, based on suspicions that they participated in a potential cartel.

11 April 2018

Charles River promotes in London

Charles River Associates has promoted Oliver Latham to vice president at the firm’s European competition practice in London.

20 March 2018

ABB manager “personally invested” in influencing price, says BritNed

A manager at power cable maker ABB was “deeply” involved in influencing the price of BritNed’s UK to Netherlands electricity project, counsel to damages claimant BritNed has alleged.

07 March 2018

K&L Gates promotes in Brussels and London

K&L Gates made Francesco Carloni and Jennifer Marsh partners in its Brussels and London offices respectively on 1 March.

06 March 2018

Will the UK play monopoly politics?

Antitrust is ruffling political feathers in the US. Yet across the Atlantic, it receives scant public attention.

01 March 2018

CMS partner joins Simmons & Simmons in London

The European and competition law practice of Simmons & Simmons in London has added Satyen Dhana, previously a partner at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang.

05 February 2018

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