Competition & EU Law

Competition & EU law affect more areas of your business than you may think. Our antitrust experts are keen to help you avoid any hidden risks with practical advice supporting your strategic objectives. And they will be in your corner when you need them most, steering you through the storm and giving you ease of mind. 

At Bird & Bird you have access to one of the largest, most experienced and multidisciplinary antitrust teams across Europe, made up of pragmatic lawyers who enjoy working with each other across jurisdictions as much as being part of your legal team.

You will benefit from our vast experience in dealing with regulatory and legal matters across the globe, in particular at the interface between regulation and competition law and IP and competition law. You will also discover our award-winning competition compliance tools that help you avoid antitrust pitfalls and guide you in preparing an effective response that your organisation can activate in case of a surprise investigation.

Our experience in advising on large scale multi-jurisdictional projects means that you can relax, knowing that your worldwide antitrust compliance efforts and questions are under control and you are receiving commercial advice that represents a whole business approach.

Competitive Edge Newsletter

Keeping you up to date with the latest developments in Competition & EU law

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Competition & EU law Insights

Read our latest articles on competition and antitrust topics

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Competition Compliance Toolkit

Train your employees to avoid antitrust pitfalls and guide them in preparing an effective response in case of a surprise investigation.

Free Dawn Raid Game

An engaging way to test your preparedness for a surprise investigation

Free Dawn Raid App

Essential information at your fingertips before, during and after an investigation

Competition law eLearning courses

A suite of interactive competition compliance e-modules

Bird & Bird Dawn Raid Management Tool

A customisable tool for a simple and secure way to manage a surprise investigation

Risk and Compliance Scanner tool

Helping you better understand the legal challenges faced by your organisation

EU Foreign Subsidies Regulation Self-Assessment

Our free FSR online self-assessment tool helps you understand if you must notify foreign subsidies to the EC

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Foreign Direct Investments: International Requirements as of January 2024
Jan 31 2024

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AI regulation in the UK – where are we now?

May 31 2024

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The Digital Markets, Competition and Consumer Bill Passes: A New Era Begins

May 29 2024

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Competition and consumer law reform: the Digital Markets, Competition & Consumers Bill is passed by UK Parliament

May 28 2024

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"Bird & Bird is top notch; the cross-border and international elements are frankly one of the reasons why Bird & Bird is our go-to firm."

Chambers Europe 2021

"They provide great advice throughout many different countries in Europe. They understand the regulatory environment in Europe and offer pragmatic, business-oriented advice."

Chambers Europe 2018

Bird & Bird's Competition Compliance tools won the Law Firms Initiatives Award of the 2021 Concurrences Antitrust Compliance Awards

2021 Concurrences Antitrust Compliance Awards

Bird & Bird's competition practice focuses on advising companies being impacted by technology and the digital world, or driving changes within them.

Legal 500 EMEA 2021

"Very hands on and knowledgeable about the industry and eager to understand client business..."

Legal 500 EMEA 2021

"The team is very well connected in terms of new developments in legislation on an EU and a national level."

Chambers Europe 2020

"…the tone is extremely pleasant; there is an atmosphere of goal-oriented problem-solving."

Chambers Europe 2020

"Apart from their high technical skills, when you work with them you really feel that they form part of your own team. Their practical approach to the problems, the speed in their analysis and responses make this practice unique."

Legal 500 EMEA 2020

"Excellent responsiveness and high level of expertise."

Chambers Europe 2020

"The competition department of Bird & Bird has excellent lawyers, who advise proactively and guide a client in a field that is both complex and precarious‘. "

Legal 500 EMEA 2020

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Bird & Bird advised Patria on its acquisition of Nordic Drones

Jun 17 2024

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Bird & Bird advises Eficode on its acquisition of Jodocus GmbH

Jun 04 2024

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Bird & Bird advises itm8 on the acquisition of C.B.C. Computer Business Center

May 21 2024

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Bird & Bird advises EFESO on the acquisition of Aioneers GmbH

Apr 12 2024

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Bird & Bird advised Gerard Daniel on the acquisition of Rhodius KMS

Jan 05 2024

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Bird & Bird assisted MTV Oy in a major copyright dispute

Dec 20 2023

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Bird & Bird's competition compliance toolkit wins Concurrences Antitrust Compliance Award

Winner Anti Trust Compliance Award 2021

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Winner Anti Trust Compliance Award 2021