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REMIT set to be enforced in the UK
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2013

If the UK Government meets the implementation deadline of 28 June 2013, then the United Kingdom will be one of the first EU Member States to


New law set to change the UK competition landscape
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2013

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA) received Royal Assent on 25 April 2013, ushering in a swathe of competition reforms likely to


UK Government announces proposals for an “opt-out” collective competition damages action
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2013

On 29 January 2013, the UK Government's Department for Business, Innovation & Skills announced new proposals designed to improve the ability for


Increased participation and transparency: UK antitrust regulator issues revised antitrust guidance
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2012

On 16 October 2012, the United Kingdom’s antitrust regulator, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) released an updated version of its guidance on procedure in competition cases (the guidance


UK’s top antitrust regulator issues new fines guidance: penalties to better reflect the impact of relevant conduct
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • September 13 2012

On 10 September 2012, following extensive consultation and in the wake of a number of judgments overturning fining decisions, the United Kingdom's Office of Fair Trading (OFT) issued revised guidance on how it will set penalties for antitrust infringements


Takeover Panel issues consultation on removal of residency requirement from the code
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2012

The Code Committee of the Takeover Panel (the Panel) has issued a consultation paper proposing amendments to the jurisdiction test that determines whether a company is subject to the Takeover Code (the Code


UK competition court awards punitive damages for the first time
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2012

The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal has awarded compensatory and exemplary damages to the victim of an abuse of a dominant position


Private actions in competition law: UK government consultation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2012

On April 24, 2012, the UK government took a significant step towards private antitrust actions by publishing a consultation document on how best to encourage private sector challenges to anticompetitive behavior


Disclosure of EU leniency materials: English High Court outlines the boundaries of document disclosure
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 23 2012

In the latest of a series of disputes over disclosure in antitrust damages actions, on 4 April 2012 the English High Court ordered that several passages from the confidential version of the European Commission’s decision in COMPF38.899 Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) and associated materials submitted to the Commission by companies seeking lenient treatment (leniency materials) be turned over to UK National Grid plc, in support of its damages claim against certain suppliers of GIS


English tribunal confirms litigation privilege can apply in competition authority investigations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2012

The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal recently confirmed that litigation privilege may attach to documents prepared for an investigation by a national competition authority, if the proceedings were adversarial rather than inquisitorial at the time the documents were prepared