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  1. Legal news
    24 January 2020
    Brexit: Competition law implications
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2016/uk/competition-law-implications-of-a-brexit

    This article examines the impact of Brexit on competition law, one of the most visible areas of EU enforcement.

  2. Legal news
    16 June 2020
    Act against undesired control in the telecom sector in the Netherlands: new notification requirement and power to block transactions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/act-against-undesired-control-in-the-telecom-sector-in-the-netherlands--new-notification-requirement

    On 19 May 2020, the Act against undesired control in the telecom sector (“Act“) was adopted by the Dutch Parliament. The Act introduces a notification requirement applicable to anyone who has the intention to acquire ‘a ...

  3. Legal news
    14 July 2020
    UK: CMA investigation into excessive pricing of hand sanitiser
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/cma-investigation-into-excessive-pricing-of-hand-sanitiser

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating four pharmacies and convenience stores for suspected breaches of competition law. The investigations, under Chapter II of the Competition Act 1998, relate to ...

  4. Legal news
    12 June 2020
    CMA announces disqualification undertakings by former director of international pharmaceutical companies
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/cma-announces-disqualification-undertakings-by-former

    On 4 June 2020, the Competition Markets Authority (“CMA”) announced that it had secured binding competition disqualification undertakings by Mr Amit Patel, not to act as a director of any UK company for five years from ...

  5. Legal news
    17 November 2020
    The functions of the CMA post Brexit
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/the-functions-of-the-cma-post-brexit

    For decades the Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") and its predecessor, the Office of Fair Trading ("OFT"), have worked in symbiosis with the European Commission ("Commission") on competition law enforcement and ...

  6. Legal news
    14 August 2019
    Competitive Edge: Competition & EU law news - August 2019
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/competitive-edge-aug-2019

    Keeping you up to date on Competition & EU Law developments in Europe and beyond

  7. Legal news
    21 February 2019
    Legal Update: Influencing The Influencers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/singapore/influencing-the-influencers

    Last month, the United Kingdom's ("UK") competition watchdog released its latest guidelines for social media influencers. The guidelines elucidate the application of existing consumer protection laws and industry rules ...

  8. Legal news
    28 January 2019
    Wet Lease Arrangements and Merger Control
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/wet-lease-arrangements-and-merger-control

    A decision of the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), made in December but published on 22 January, concluded that an aircraft wet lease, together with the transfer of slots and customer relationships, should be ...

  9. Legal news
    17 October 2018
    High Court awards BritNed first UK damages in follow-on cartel claim
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/high-court-awards-britned-first-uk-damages-in-follow-on-cartel-claim

    BritNed's claim against ABB for losses resulting from the high voltage cable cartel is the first cartel claim to reach final judgment.