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Star legal writers: regulatory and competition


This week’s top briefings writers from cover regulatory and competition sectors issues. 


It’s all go in Silicon Wadi: Israel's lawyers get busy


A hi-tech sector on a roll, growing Chinese investor interest, rows over competition law and booming M&A – things are buzzing for Israel’s lawyers.

Goal posts

Competition: what lawyers really think about changes to the UK's regulatory regime

2-Mar-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

UK competition lawyers have a new regulator and new rules to follow when handling mergers. Is it ‘business as usual’ as the old OFT and CC promised?

Competition News

British Airways

Hausfeld slammed by High Court over "abuse of court process" in BA air cargo case

3-Nov-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

A High Court judge has criticised Hausfeld over a “false statement of truth” and said its representation of 65,000 Chinese claimants in the British Airways air cargo cartel case represented an “abuse of court process”.

British Airways

BA strike-out appeal upheld as CoA rules against Peter Smith in air cargo cartel claim

15-Oct-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of a strike-out application by British Airways on its mammoth legal battle over air cargo cartel claims.


BBC puts panel review on hold but considers expanding roster

9-Sep-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The BBC has put its scheduled panel review on hold due to a raft of external pressures on its legal team including a reduced budget, proposed cuts to services and the Government threat to abolish the licence fee.

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Competition Opinion

Cat Griffiths index

Firms call competition into play

5-May-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Competition partner Paula Riedel’s departure from Linklaters to Kirkland & Ellis last week generated considerable reader interest.

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