Focus Antitrust - 9 December 2020
In The News
CMA issues advice to government on new regulatory regime for digital markets
The CMA has issued advice to government on the design and implementation of the UK’s new regulatory regime for digital markets. Click here.
European Commission conditionally approves DIC's acquisition of BASF Colors & Effects
The European Commission has approved DIC's acquisition of BASF Colors & Effects, subject to conditions. Click here.
- The CMA is investigating the anticipated acquisition by Bellis Acquisition Company 3 Limited of Asda Group Limited following the European Commission’s decision to refer the case to the United Kingdom under Article 4(4) of the EC Merger Regulation. Click here.
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National Security and Investment Act comes into force
The Act has established a new regime for the review of mergers, acquisitions and transactions that could threaten national security.
Public Company Update - May 2021
Read the May 2021 edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
Paul Henty writes for New Law Journal on the often-painful experience of tackling rules of origin post-Brexit
Defining provenance post-Brexit: Paul Henty charts the often-painful experience of tackling rules of origin.
Client alert: Construction under competition law spotlight
We outline the three investigations which have either recently concluded or are ongoing together with what this means for businesses.
Focus Antitrust - 27 January 2021
The latest edition of our Focus Antitrust update.
The latest edition of our regular competition law update
Brexit Deal: A Checklist for Cross-Border Civil Litigation
After four years of negotiations, the UK and the EU signed the long awaited Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
Focus Antitrust - 13 January 2021
The latest edition of our weekly competition law update
Focus Antitrust - 6 January 2021
The latest edition in our regular Competition law update
Focus Antitrust - 16 December
The latest edition of our competition law weekly update.
UK Government to introduce new national security review regime
The UK Government has announced the introduction of new powers to review investments on national security grounds.
Data Protection post Brexit
In the lead up to the UK's exit from the European Union, what data protection risks should your business be thinking about?
Focus Antitrust - 2 December
The latest in our series of competition law updates.
Working abroad: unintended consequences
Discovering the implications of working abroad in relation to employment, tax, financial regulations and immigration,
Labour compliance without tears: Modern slavery, Boohoo and the construction industry
How to take proactive steps to prevent modern slavery?
SCHREMS II judgment: privacy shield invalidated and SCCs scrutinised
In a surprising and arguably bold judgment, the CJEU have invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield Privacy Shield mechanism.
Brexit and Coronavirus: Where do we stand now?
The UK must decide by the end of June whether or not to extend the current transition period and what scenarios to consider.
Focus Antitrust - 13 May 2020
The latest edition of our regular Focus Antitrust update.
Co-operation beyond Covid: EU Commission review of Horizontal Co-operation Framework
This note reports on some of the highlights of the Commission's feedback, which will help inform its ultimate decision.
Co-operation and competition in a crisis: EU Temporary Framework on Competition Law and Coronavirus
The EU Commission issued its temporary guidelines on the application of competition law to business co-operation during Coronavirus.