A recent landmark UNHRC decision in favour of eight Torres Strait islanders found that Australia had breached their human rights by failing to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change.
Long experience of applying competition law means our advice is practical and designed to mitigate risk.
Our team understands all aspects of competition law and related regulation. This expertise and experience enables us to help our clients avoid activities that might put their business at risk, especially when such advice is taken at an early stage.
In our core markets of energy and transport, complex statutory regulation is interwoven with competition law, which creates further compliance challenges. Our work covers international merger control, behavioural anti-trust work, competition investigations, both at EU and national level, commercial agreements (including set up of distribution networks, agency arrangements, vertical pricing issues and horizontal co-operation), State Aid, EU and competition law litigation (both regulatory litigation and damages actions) and compliance programmes and training.
We represent clients before national authorities and the EU Commission in competition and regulatory investigations, as well as in litigation before national and EU courts.
In this article, we discuss a new partnership and cooperation agreement which marks a significant milestone in the developing bilateral relations between Thailand and the European Union which is expected to positively shape their political and economic ties in years to come.
The 2021 Annual Competition Law, which recently came into force, introduces significant amendments to the Italian legislation concerning antitrust and abuse of economic dependence.