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Antitrust and Competition

The centre of gravity in antitrust law has shifted with the globalisation of regulation and enforcement.

In this environment, many of the world's leading companies are turning to Allen & Overy as their preferred competition counsel on their global antitrust policies, litigation and regulatory strategies. Our clients include many of the world’s leading corporations and financial institutions.

We have over 100 specialists working collaboratively across four global regions – Asia, Australia, Europe and North America – one of the largest Competition teams among the major international law firms. As such we combine the efficiency of a global footprint with local depth of expertise.

A single team with an international focus and creative thinking, we provide an expansive range of services and regularly represent our clients on merger control, cartel and abuse of dominance/monopolisation, antitrust disputes including judicial review and private damages, compliance and counselling, sector regulation and market investigations, public procurement and competitive tendering, and state aid. 

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Publications: 10 JULY 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: global application of antitrust rules (updated 10 July 2020)

Adverse economic or social conditions have not historically tended to affect the general application and enforcement of antitrust rules. 

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Publications: 10 JULY 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions (updated 10 July 2020)

Under State aid rules, UK and EEA Member State governments may not generally provide selective assistance to businesses without prior approval from the European Commission (EC). This includes…

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Publications: 10 JULY 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: global merger review (updated 10 July 2020)

Merger review processes are being impacted worldwide as merger control authorities adapt to take account of the consequences of Covid-19 coronavirus.

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Antitrust in focus

Publications: 26 JUNE 2020

Antitrust in focus - June 2020

This newsletter is our take on the antitrust developments we think are most interesting to your business.

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