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“Hard” Brexit and Competition Law
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 17 2016

It appears from Theresa May's recent announcement that the UK will trigger Article 50 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU


European Commission Shifts its Competition Focus to Local Companies
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Hungary, Luxembourg, Poland
  • September 29 2016

The European Commission’s recent probe into Apple, Starbucks and Amazon drew criticism that US companies were being disproportionately targeted and


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


Apple and Cartels: The European Commission Tightens the Reins
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 3 2016

The European Commission on Tuesday issued a negative decision in the Apple State aid case, ordering it pay 13 billion to the Irish State. Margrethe


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