Cybersecurity risks in mergers and acquisitions transactions

Competition, Trade & Regulatory

Cybersecurity risks in mergers and acquisitions transactions

Acquiring a company could mean taking on its digital operations and its past present and future data security issues. This means in many cases that an effective cybersecurity...

18 September 2018
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Impact of Criminal Finances Act (‘CFA’) 2017

The Criminal Finances Act (“CFA”) 2017 comes into effect on 30 September 2017. The CFA introduces two new offences which could affect any company with links to...

04 August 2017

Big Data: not competition law’s Achilles heel

Big Data has been considered in several areas of law, particularly data protection, consumer and privacy law, but as yet, competition authorities have not intervened.

07 December 2016

Competition litigation developments in the Competition Appeal Tribunal

We discusses recent developments and emerging trends in competition litigation involving the Competition Appeal Tribunal.

28 November 2016
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Ofcom fines Vodafone £4.6m for regulatory breaches

Last week, the UK communications regulator Ofcom fined Vodafone an amount of £4.6m for breaches of the Ofcom's General Conditions of Entitlement.

01 November 2016

MiFID II - changes to transaction reporting

Significant revisions to the transaction reporting requirements under MiFID.

12 October 2016
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Enforcing arbitral awards in the UAE – the law and practice as at 2016

Consideration of the evolution of the UAE enforcement regime, focusing in particular on enforcing international arbitral awards in the region.

15 September 2016
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Ofcom releases its review of the General Conditions of Entitlement

This week, the UK communications regulator Ofcom released a consultation concerning its review of the General Conditions of Entitlement.

05 August 2016

EU antitrust investigation of Hollywood film studios’ geo-blocking arrangements with Sky - Update

On 23 July 2015 the European Commission sent a Statement of Objections to Paramount alleging that certain clauses in content licensing agreements.

27 July 2016
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Merger control reform and challenges in the EU and UK

This article discusses recently considered and currently proposed merger control reforms in the EU and UK, including relevance to the digital sector.

26 July 2016
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Competition regulators increase global cooperation

This article provides an overview of our experience with competition regulators in each of Australia, China, Europe and Hong Kong.

04 July 2016

Brexit - Beyond the rhetoric

Following the decision to leave the EU, we offered a webinar to our clients, to outline the real implications of the vote, beyond the headlines.

29 June 2016
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