Bloomberg news refers to Preiskel’s Tim Cowen in its assessment of the Numericable bid for French Mobile Operator Bouygues

Bloomberg news quotes Preiskel & Co’s Tim Cowen in its assessment of the Numericable bid for French Mobile Operator Bouygues and in particular the regulatory remedies being advanced.  The full article and links are set out below http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-23/drahi-may-need-to-leave-room-for-a-rival-in-bouygues-deal-probe   Billionaire Patrick Drahi’s Numericable-SFR may have to leave room for a new rival in order to obtain…

Daniel Preiskel spoke on Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality at the Lexing® network conference on Robot Law

Daniel Preiskel spoke on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality at the Lexing® network conference on “Robots : évolution ou revolution“  in Paris on June 11.  The presentations from the Lexing international member firms (www.lexing.eu), of which Preiskel & Co is the UK member, highlighted emerging legal issues within robotics, including drones, smart cars, artificial intelligence and industry…

Tim Cowen will discuss the challenges faced by high velocity businesses in panel hosted by Burson-Marsteller in collaboration with Preiskel & Co and Mediaventura

High Velocity Businesses are disruptors – they are lean, challengers that are serving and delighting customers in new ways. They use technology to create innovative new solutions and unlock new value. They have established themselves as ‘ones to watch’. But to grow they need to become global – and that means a whole new range…

Competition Law Update: UK Consumer Rights Act 2015

The UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 is set to come into force on 1 October 2015, bringing changes to domestic competition law and increasing the remit of the Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT). Victims of anti-competitive practices will be able to bring standalone damages claims in the CAT. The limitation period for bringing follow-on-proceedings in the…

Competition inquiry in the e-commerce sector announced by the European Commission

The European Commission announced a proposal to launch a competition inquiry in the e-commerce sector. The inquiry will focus on identifying and tackling barriers to cross-border e-commerce in order to achieve a connected Digital Single Market. This announcement was made one day after the College of Commissioners had the first discussion on the Digital Single Market Strategy, which is…