Competition

House of Lords’ EU Committee report into the implications of Brexit for competition law and State aid control in the UK published

The House of Lords EU Committee has published its report into the implications of Brexit for competition law and State aid control in the UK.  In particular, the report recommends that the UK maintains consistency with the EU’s economic efficiency … Continue reading

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We submitted written evidence to the House of Lords on impact of Brexit on UK competition policy

Herbert Smith Freehills’ have submitted written evidence to the House of Lords Internal Market Sub-Committee in its inquiry into the impact of Brexit on UK competition policy.  In this submission, we focus on the questions posed in the call for … Continue reading

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MANAGING RISK: A DISPUTES PERSPECTIVE (2017)

The post below was first published on our FSR blog Herbert Smith Freehills recently held its annual disputes client conference exploring some key legal and compliance risks facing major corporates. Following opening remarks by Mark Shillito, head of dispute resolution for … Continue reading

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SURVIVING BREXIT WITHOUT BREAKING THE LAW

There is a real opportunity for businesses to engage in joint lobbying on the shape of the UK exit. But in doing so, they need to keep an eye on competition law risks. As the UK faces potentially significant legal … Continue reading

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