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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Clifford Chance instructed by Pfizer on CMA competition law row

7-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Clifford Chance is advising pharmaceutical company Pfizer on allegations made by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that it charged “excessive” prices for an anti-epilepsy drug.


CMA promotes Wilkie to director of Cartel and Criminal Group

6-Aug-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has appointed Deborah Wilkie to the newly created role of director of Civil Cartel Enforcement.

British Airways

Mrs Justice Rose takes over £1bn air-cargo case from recused Peter Smith J

28-Jul-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Competition specialist Mrs Justice Rose has been appointed to succeed Mr Justice Peter Smith on a £1bn British Airways (BA) dispute after the latter agreed to recuse himself.

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CMA appoints three-barrister inaugural panel

14-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has appointed the first panel of standing counsel since the body was established through the merger of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and the Competition Commission in 2013.

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Pinsents Masons opens Brussels office to capitalise on EU uncertainty

10-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Pinsent Masons has announced it is launching an office in Brussels before the UK votes on whether to leave the EU.

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CMA promotes Grenfell to executive director for enforcement

2-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has promoted senior director of sectoral regulation Michael Grenfell to executive director following Sonya Branch’s departure to the Bank of England.

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