UK Antitrust 'In Catch-Up Mode'

Law360 (November 9, 2020, 7:47 PM EST) -- The head of the U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority continued to argue Monday that antitrust enforcement is in dire need of updates, including more direct regulation rather than a case-by-case approach that he said permitted technology deals that should not have gone through.

Andrea Coscelli, the authority's CEO, said in a webcast interview with the American Bar Association that five years ago UK officials would have been "more confident about the contribution of antirust." Now, however, the empirical evidence demonstrates a need for more predictive "ex ante" rules, Coscelli said, arguing that with the pace of tech platform expansion, "somehow we...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!