Reforming the UK Competition Regime
Author: Michelle Meagher, Senior Policy fellow, Centre for Law, Economics and Society These remarks were delivered on 4th July 2019 at the Women@UK Spotlight Sessions event. The text has been lightly edited for clarity On the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona, there sits a nondescript office building. Over 1,000 people work there, and although their workplace has been described as “teetering on the brink of chaos” they are in fact performing an essential function for one of the
Competition for the digital age
Author: Anna Mitchell, Counsel, Linklaters LLP Based on a speech given at the W@ Spotlight Sessions event in London, July 2019. The views expressed are strictly personal The digital sector is top of mind for competition authorities globally and the CMA in particular sees itself as playing a critical role in regulating digital companies. Recent developments in the sector include the publication of the Furman report in March, the EU Commission’s report into competition for the
The Application of Antitrust to Financial Services: Where Do the Boundaries Lie?
Author: Vassilena Karadakova, Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (London) With all of this focus on digital markets and tech giants, you’d be forgiven for thinking that antitrust authorities around the world may have lost some of their interest in other sectors that previously made the headlines, including financial services. But although there appeared to be a lull following the conclusion of the EU IBOR investigations, developments over the last year or so have