Competition and EU


Clifford Chance secures victory over Cleary in landmark Google dispute

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton-represented Google has been hit with a record £3.8bn (€4.3bn) fine by the European Union Commission (EC) for breaching EU antitrust rules. This is the second record EC antitrust fine that Google has been hit with in two years, following a £2.1bn (€2.4bn) fine in 2017, both of which were pursued […]

Portugal: European Competition Law Review Issue 5

European Competition Law Review provides an update of developments in EU law and the national laws of EU Member States, as well as the other major trading nations for the competition or antitrust lawyer. Issue 5 has contributions from Ana Keri and Piedade Castro e Sousa…

Walker Morris achieves success in Planning Law Survey national rankings

The Walker Morris Planning & Environment Team has been ranked 7th in the ‘Highest Rated Planning Law Firms‘ for 2018 in the national annual Planning Law Survey, having consistently achieved high national rankings in the past. The Planning Law Survey is an in-depth report highlighting the solicitors, law firms and barristers that are considered the leading planning law […]

Khaitan & Co advised Birlasoft (India) on restructuring

Khaitan & Co advised Birlasoft (India) Limited and its Promoters – National Engineering Industries Limited and Central India Industries Limited in relation to the overall transaction, including the following: – Open offer by promoters of KPIT Technologies Limited (KPIT) and Birlasoft to KPIT’s public shareholders for acquiring up to 26% of KPIT’s share capital – Merger of Birlasoft into KPIT; […]

Khaitan & Co advises Reliance Aerostructure on joint venture

Khaitan & Co advised Reliance Aerostructure Limited in relation to successfully obtaining approval from the Competition Commission of India with regards to the joint venture between Reliance Aerostructure and Thales India Pvt Ltd which would be known as ‘Thales Reliance Defence Systems’. Manas Kumar Chaudhuri (Partner), Pranjal Prateek (Senior Associate), Dhruv Rajain (Senior Associate) and Arunima Chatterjee (Associate) represented the client on the transaction. Khaitan & Co […]

Goodman Derrick advises on sale of the majority stake in Simmons Bar Group

Goodman Derrick has advised the sellers on the sale of the majority stake in Simmons Bar Group to a purchase vehicle backed by private equity firm Lonsdale Capital Partners. The Group, which is forecast to generate revenues of around £10 million for the year ending 31 March 2018, is now well placed to expand substantially. […]

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