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Planning for an electric vehicle future

Planning for an electric vehicle future

By | 28 Aug 2018

The UK government has set out laudable aims for de-carbonising the country's transport network, based on establishing sophisticated EV charging infrastructure. But as Yohanna Weber, planning and environment partner at law firm Fieldfisher explains, the lack of cohesion between different stakeholders threatens to severely hinder these plans.

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Spotlight on...Scoping Risks

Spotlight on...Scoping Risks

By , and | 20 Apr 2018

The UK's antitrust regulator (the Competition and Markets Authority) has recently published its priorities for the year in its annual plan 2018/2019.

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Trading in the European Meat Market

Trading in the European Meat Market

By and | 07 Feb 2018

The EU is one of the largest markets for meat consumption in the world. In terms of its trade rules, it balances protection of local farmers and meat suppliers on the one hand with securing affordable supply of meat products on the other, by imposing tariffs on imports entering the Single Market whilst also entering into some tariff-free arrangements with non-EU states.

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Coty case: some restrictions on internet selling are allowed

Coty case: some restrictions on internet selling are allowed

By | 06 Dec 2017

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled in Coty v Parfümerie Akzente (C-230/16) that suppliers of luxury goods can restrict authorised distributors in their selective distribution system for luxury goods from selling those goods through unauthorised third party online platforms such as Amazon and eBay

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"This is not the end of the road...there is still very little known about what Brexit will look like"

"This is not the end of the road...there is still very little known about what Brexit will look like"

By | 24 Jan 2017

Sarah Ellson comments on the implications of the Supreme Court's ruling that Parliament must vote on the government's intention to trigger Article 50

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Theresa May sets out Brexit plan

Theresa May sets out Brexit plan

By | 17 Jan 2017

Theresa May's confirmation that the UK would be leaving the EU's Single Market follows logically from the decision that the UK will leave the EU.

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Company director banned for competition law breach

Company director banned for competition law breach

12 Jan 2017

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has, for the first time, used its power to ban a director for breaches of competition law.

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Changes to food law and Brexit

Changes to food law and Brexit

By | 15 Dec 2016

The vast majority of the Food Information to Consumers Regulation (No 1169/2011) came into force on 13 December 2014.

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Investigation leading to CMA's largest fine being imposed on Pfizer leads UK government to legislate to allow them to intervene in the market for pharmaceuticals, medical devices and medical services

Investigation leading to CMA's largest fine being imposed on Pfizer leads UK government to legislate to allow them to intervene in the market for pharmaceuticals, medical devices and medical services

By | 14 Dec 2016

The Competition and Markets Authority has published its decision to impose a fine of nearly £90M on Pfizer and its distributor, Flynn Pharma in relation to huge price inflation in the UK market.

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