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Let’s talk antitrust

An antitrust conversation with Richard Whish QC

Video December 2016

Within the last year, there have been a number of notable developments in EU and UK competition law. In the following video series, members from Norton Rose Fulbright’s London antitrust practice and leading competition law expert Richard Whish QC explain and comment on the development and impact on 5 key areas:

 An antitrust conversation with… Richard Whish QC

Private enforcement of competition law in the EU
The private enforcement of competition law across the EU and the potential impact of the Damages Directive on competition litigation. We also highlight the UK’s two newest litigation mechanisms: opt-out class actions and the fast-track procedure.

An antitrust conversation with… Richard Whish QC

When are rebate schemes abusive under Article 102
The Intel decision – when are rebate schemes abusive under Article 102 and is there a correct procedural analysis in classifying rebate schemes as “exclusive”?

 An antitrust conversation with… Richard Whish QC

The impact of Brexit on UK competition law
The implications of Brexit on the UK competition framework and the likely key changes for the Competition Markets Authority in cartel and market investigations. We also discuss the impact on merger notifications and whether the UK will remain an attractive forum for claimants to bring competition litigation claims post Brexit.

 An antitrust conversation with… Richard Whish QC

Views on the EU General Court's judgment in Lundbeck
The outcome of the General Court’s judgment in Lundbeck and its approach to assessing “object” and “effect” in the context of pay-for-delay agreements.

 An antitrust conversation with… Richard Whish QC

Risks that companies face in competition law investigations
Risks that companies face in competition law investigations and how the EU applies “object” or “effect” analyses in cases. We also consider the extent of evidence required by competition authorities to find an infringement?