Tim Cowen’s “Shortages, Price Hikes, and Profiteering” published by Competition Policy International

We’re delighted to see that Tim Cowen, Chair, Antitrust Division, has written an article in Competition Policy International. The article, entitled “Shortages, Price Hikes, and Profiteering: Pandemic Effects on UK Supermarkets and Online Markets” considers the initial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on supply chains and consumer interests in UK supermarkets and online markets. A…

Preiskel & Co Dispute Resolution team in ICC success

Preiskel & Co’s Dispute Resolution team has successfully represented a client in an arbitration matter before the International Chamber of Commerce. The dispute was between two telecoms services terminating a Reciprocal Carrier Services Agreement. The Tribunal found for the Claimant (Preiskel & Co’s client) and has awarded the Claimant all of the sums claimed plus…

Tim Cowen to chair Digital Policy Alliance webinar on “Competition Remedies or Digital Regulation?”

Preiskel & Co Chair, Antitrust Division, Tim Cowen, will chair an upcoming Digital Policy Alliance webinar entitled “Competition Remedies or Digital Regulation? Review of CMA investigation of online advertising markets and the latest initiatives”. The webinar will address the likely impact and consequences of proposed initiatives to tackle market imbalance in the digital space. Speakers…

Germany’s highest court temporarily blocks Facebook from collecting user data

Germany’s Federal Court of Justice, the country’s highest civil court, has overruled a court decision suspending an antitrust authority order which focused on Facebook’s collection and use of data. The court found that there were “neither serious doubts about Facebook’s dominant position on the German market for social networks, nor that Facebook is abusing the…