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How do the Competition Rules Apply to Sports Governing Bodies?
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • September 20 2016

As the investigations continue into recent events in Rio regarding ticketing arrangements at the Olympic Games, it is interesting to consider the role


Price Signalling in Competition Law
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 16 2016

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) recently issued witness summonses and information requests to major motor insurance


Truck manufacturers fined a record 2.93 billion for cartel activity by the European Commission
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 18 2016

The European Commission recently imposed a record fine of 2.93 billion on several of the EU’s biggest truck manufacturers for participating in a


Commission Decision on Chinese State Owned Enterprises Has Potential Implications for Merger Control
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 1 2016

A recent European Commission merger decision involving China, France and nuclear power plants in the UK, may have an impact on merger notifications


The implications of Brexit for competition law
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 15 2016

This article examines the options for the UK in relation to competition law if there is a Brexit, and highlights issues which could give rise to


Red tape and efforts to reform EU merger control
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • March 23 2015

The European Commission has been considering extending its merger control jurisdiction to acquisitions of minority shareholdings. The Commission


Private equity funds risk competition fines
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • January 19 2015

This article examines a recent trend in EU competition law whereby it has become increasingly common for parent entities to be fined for the


Mergers: European Commission approves acquisition of Covidien by Medtronic, subject to conditions
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • December 1 2014

The European Commission cleared the proposed acquisition of Covidien by Medtronic under the EU Merger Regulation on 28 November 2014. Covidien, based


Top tips for M&As in light of ThreeO2 merger
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 25 2014

The European Commission has cleared the proposed merger between Hutchison 3G (H3G or Three) and Telefónica Ireland (O2 Ireland), subject to


Umbrella pricing
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • July 31 2014

This article examines the availability of "umbrella pricing" theories to claimants seeking compensation for damages from cartel members in civil