Dawn Raid Ready – new HSF dawn raid assistance tool

We are pleased to announce our new app, Dawn Raid Ready, now available in Apple App Store and Google Play.  This quick reference tool will guide users through the essential information required in the event of a competition dawn raid. The app is designed to be user friendly and intuitive for easy use during what … Read more

A curb on extraterritoriality? The CAT finds in favour of BMW’s and VW’s challenges against the extraterritorial application of the CMA’s investigatory powers

On 8 February 2023, the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) issued a joint judgment in two cases: BMW AG v CMA and R (on the application of VW AG) v CMA, relating to the territorial scope of the CMA’s information gathering powers under Section 26 of the Competition Act 1998 (CA98). The CAT found that … Read more

Cartel Intel – interview with FTI Consulting Senior Managing Director Ashley Brickles

In advance of the next edition of Cartel Intel, Brussels Partner Daniel Vowden sat down with Ashley Brickles, Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, to discuss the changed nature of dawn raid inspections, the new tools and technologies available to antitrust authorities, and the precautions businesses should sensibly be taking to mitigate risks and maximise … Read more

HSF contributes Cartel definition to first edition of Concurrences Global Dictionary of Competition Law

Our Brussels team has contributed a definition and commentary on Cartel Enforcement, which forms part of the first Global Dictionary of Competition Law launched by Concurrences. This is the first dictionary dedicated to competition and antitrust law worldwide, brought together under the direction of editors Deborah Healey (University of New South Wales), William Kovacic (UK … Read more