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…

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An insight into the CMA’s Final Report in Online Platforms and Digital Advertising market study

Tim Cowen, Chair, Antitrust Practice, provides an explanation of the key findings made by the CMA in its Final Report in the Online platforms and Digital Advertising Market Study. The long-anticipated Final Report makes a number of key findings which are likely to shake up the digital space, including a call for ex ante regulation…

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Tim Cowen to participate in 8 July 2020 webinar on the CMA’s online platforms and digital advertising report

The CMA published its Final Report in its Online Platforms and Digital Advertising market study last week. We are delighted to announce that Tim Cowen, Chair, Antitrust Practice, will be participating in a panel discussing the report hosted by 51 Degrees. The webinar discussion will focus on the impact of the report for businesses, and…

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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…

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“The Reckoning” to open Fantasia International Film Festival 2020

As reported in Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter and Screen Daily, Neil Marshall’s Plague horror “The Reckoning” (IMDB link) will both world premiere and open this year’s Fantasia International Film Festival, described as perhaps “most outstanding and largest genre film festival in North America“. As has unavoidably been the case for many other recent festivals, this year’s edition of…

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Preiskel & Co client, FilmChain, tackles revenue collection in film and TV with blockchain technology

As reported in The Guardian, Preiskel & Co client, FilmChain, is at the cutting edge of the developments in the area of revenue collection in the film and television industries by the application of Blockchain technology to conventional collection agency practice. It’s apparently even more useful in a lockdown world because it is so accessible.…

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