Abuse of Dominance

EXPERTISE

The Group advises clients on all aspects of the prohibition on abuse of dominance including:

  • Assessing whether a client occupies a dominance position.
  • Advising on the various forms of abuse of dominance.
  • Defending clients involved in investigations by regulators into allegations of abuse of dominance.
  • Making complaints to regulators about the behaviour of other firms that may constitute an abuse of dominance.
  • Reviewing the business practices of clients and advising on how to ensure they do not give rise to competition law risk.

EXPERIENCE

Our experience includes:

  • Advising a client on defending a CCPC investigation into allegations of abuse of dominance through exclusivity arrangements and rebates.
  • Advising a client on defending a European Commission investigation into allegations of abuse of dominance through margin squeeze.
  • Advising a client on a CCPC investigation into allegations of abuse of dominance through pricing and exclusivity.
  • Advising a range of clients on whether they occupy a dominant position.
  • Advising a range of clients on their pricing structures and rebate schemes to ensure they do not give rise to competition law risk.