Following a two-year bidding process, the saga has finally come to an end. Following a rare supervised bidding process in which the Takeover Panel oversaw the submission of blind bids for Sky by Fox and Comcast, Comcast has emerged the victor, offering £30 billion for full control of Sky. Preiskel & Co Partner, Tim Cowen,…Details
Reforms to the UK merger regime entered into force in June 2018. The reforms are designed to address concerns regarding the security of critical national infrastructure. In particular, the Government has amended the threshold tests for businesses in the military, dual-use, and quantum computing sectors. Pursuant to the Enterprise Act 2002 (Turnover Test) (Amendment) Order…Details
Preiskel & Co Senior Partner, Daniel Preiskel, will be co-hosting a roundtable discussion on the Internet of Things on 25 September 2018.
The topic of the discussion is “Can data ever remain truly private?”
Preiskel & Co will be hosting the Mobile Ecosystem Forum RCS messaging sub-group meeting on 26 September 2018.
Preiskel & Co Partner, Daniel Preiskel, has been interviewed by LexisNexis regarding the Ofcom WLA and WBA Market Review for Hull.
The interview covered the regulatory history of Hull and the outcome of the WLA and WBA Market Review for Hull.
It can be read here.
Preiskel & Co Partners Daniel Preiskel, Ronnie Preiskel, and Tim Cowen are delighted to have been included in Expert Guides 2018 edition.
Both Daniel and Ronnie have been included for Telecoms, while Tim has been included for Competition and Antitrust.
Preiskel & Co’s Partner, Tim Cowen, has co-authored a ResPublica Recommends paper, entitled Online Gambling: Addicted to Addiction.
The paper considers possible action which could be taken to better protect consumers in online gambling markets.
The paper is available to read here.
Please contact Tim Cowen if you have any questions.
Preiskel & Co Senior Partner, Daniel Preiskel, will be speaking at Capacity Europe, the largest telecoms carrier event in Europe.
Daniel will speak on fraud and how it may impact telecoms network security. The session will take place at 10am on 25 October 2018.
The agenda is available here.
Notes for journalists: Following a 39-month investigation, the European Commission finally announced its decision in the Android case last month, imposing a fine of €4.34 billion and requiring that Google bring an end to its infringing behaviour within 90 days or face penalty fines of up to 5% of the average daily worldwide turnover of their…Details
Ofcom has imposed a £50 million fine on Royal Mail, following an investigation with regards to its January 2014 wholesale access prices. The regulator found that Royal Mail had infringed the Chapter II prohibition of the Competition Act 1998, as well as EU Competition Law provisions. It has been reported that Royal Mail will appeal…Details