On 31 July 2019, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") publicised the disqualification of three individuals from acting as directors, as a consequence of their company's involvement in an infringement of UK competition law. Seminar: Professor Richard Whish - key trends in competition law 2018-2019 (11 June 2019) OnDemand Seminar: Review of the Digital Competition Experts Panel report (9 April 2019) Seminar: UK mergers update (12 March 2019) This briefing note summarises the main changes and implications in the event of a no-deal Brexit. KCL additionally offers an EU Competition Law research program, and its faculty is keeping a close eye on the impact of the Brexit referendum on competition law within the EU. Competitive Edge: Competition & EU law news - June 2019 By Hein Hobbelen, Pauline Kuipers, Richard Eccles, Ariane Le Strat. The CMA sees the enforcement of competition law as central to its purpose and will continue to take robust action where it finds that competition rules have been breached. 2019 also witnessed the highly anticipated Report of the Competition Law Review Committee, constituted by the Central Government in October 2018 to review the existing laws governing the competition regime in India and make suitable recommendations. Our German competition team is one of five nominated teams in Germany for the 2019 JUVE Award in the category: Law Firm of the Year for Competition Law. On 23 October 2019, the UK Competition and Market Authority (CMA) announced it had fined three suppliers of concrete drainage products for participating in a cartel that ran for nearly seven years. Most notably, the Office of Trade Competition Commission reopened unsettled abusive and unfair treatment cases, and imposed a fine penalty which marked the Thai competition agency's first penalty in almost 20 years since the Trade Competition Act 1999 (the predecessor of the current act). The program covers EU, UK, US and other systems of competition law, regulatory policy and practice, public procurement and intellectual property and the media. The Utility Regulation and Competition Law (2019 Revision) regulates competition between utility services providers, including in the information and communication technology sector and as regards the supply of other commodities. Home > EU and Competition > UK Competition Appeal Tribunal Judgment: Pushing the Envelope on Abuse of Dominance. This April issue of Ashurst's competition law newsletter features a round-up of a number of developments that have caught our eye. by ... Update On Competition Law Enforcement In A Time Of Crisis: Consistency In Merger Control, But New Flexibility In Competitor Collaborations. This edition covers Google's €1.5b advertising market fine, the EU's and the UK's reports on the role of competition policy in the digital era, the EU's new FDI Canada: Competition Law Year In Review 2019 25 February 2020 . Stikeman Elliott LLP. A big thank you to our clients and peers for this nomination! Competition Act 1998 directions and commitments register. European Competition Law Newsletter - August 2019 ... UK Court Finds Competition Law Infringements in “Stand-Alone” Case . In 2019, you can expect a fair few law changes which will impact you day-to-day life. Thailand: 2019 Competition Law Wrap-up. Welcome to the September 2019 - first edition of our Competition law newsletter – a quarterly update on EU and UK competition law developments. The CMA alleges that each agreement contravenes UK competition law which prohibits anti-competitive arrangements including market sharing under Chapter I of the Competition Act 1998. Competition law warning and advisory letters register. The European Commission in Brussels is the primary enforcement body for EU competition law. A thorough understanding of all areas of EU and UK competition law will provide students from other jurisdictions a valuable perspective on their own competition law regimes. The winner will be announced during a gala event on 24 October 2019 in Frankfurt.
The School was ranked 32nd best university in the world by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. If the UK leaves the EU on 31 October 2019 without a withdrawal agreement, it will affect how UK and EU competition law applies to businesses with UK activities.
Highlights of this edition include: High fines imposed on companies for "gun-jumping" Provision of misleading information can be expensive This announcement, together with the recent public statements of senior CMA officials: 2019 saw both antitrust legislative and enforcement developments.