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Tag Archives: Competition law

Director Disqualification: CMA Signals Increased Enforcement

Posted in Antitrust Trade & Regulation, Competition Law
The Consultation The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has on 26 July 2018 opened a consultation on revised guidance (Revised Guidance) on competition disqualification orders (CDOs) against directors of undertakings suspected to have been in breach of competition laws. Continue Reading.… Continue Reading

UK Businesses’ Understanding of Competition Law

Posted in Competition Law
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recently published the findings of research it commissioned to examine UK businesses’ understanding of competition law.  The aim of the research was to gauge businesses’ awareness of competition law, their understanding of anti-competitive behaviours and the resulting penalties, businesses’ preferred sources of information about compliance, and the awareness… Continue Reading

Gillian Sproul to Join Greenberg Traurig Maher

Posted in New Hire
London – 30 April 2015 – Highly regarded antitrust litigation and competition attorney, Gillian Sproul will join Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP, the London office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, as a shareholder in the firm’s Antitrust Litigation & Competition Practice. Gillian joins from Mayer Brown JSM. Gillian brings depth to the Greenberg Traurig… Continue Reading

Permitted use restrictions and competition law – when is a restriction too restrictive?

Posted in Competition Law
For a long time, land agreements, namely agreements between businesses which create, alter, transfer or terminate an interest in land, were excluded from the application of the UK’s Competition Act 1998 (CA ‘98) as a matter of policy. That exclusion was revoked with effect from 6 April 2011, and such agreements must, as a result,… Continue Reading