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.
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.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has appointed Deborah Wilkie to the newly created role of director of Civil Cartel Enforcement.
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.
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.
Pinsent Masons has announced it is launching an office in Brussels before the UK votes on whether to leave the EU.
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.
Osborne Clarke client electric car manufacturer Tesla has settled out of court with renewables giant Ecotricity, a year after its competition law battle began.
Amazon has turned to Clifford Chance as the latest tech giant to face a European Commission antitrust investigation into the distribution of e-books.
Competition law class actions come to the UK download subscription
…but it seems the new UK regime may be less hard on business than the US model.
Nestlé fails in KitKat trademark battle download subscription
Setback in chocolate war with Cadbury.
YSL handbag Community design upheld download subscription
YSL obtained its registrations in 2006. H&M sought to invalidate the registrations on the basis that they lacked the necessary individual character in light of its earlier ‘Fantastic Shopper’ design.
This week’s top briefings writers from TheLawyer.com cover regulatory and competition sectors issues.
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.
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?