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.

Relevant Experience

  • 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.