Peter Crowther

Winston & Strawn (London), Winston & Strawn (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Partner Peter Crowther practices in Brussels and London and serves as managing partner of Winston & Strawn’s Brussels office. Mr. Crowther has significant experience of trade/sanctions laws, EU merger control, national and international cartels, state aid, free movement, and other general EU and competition law. Mr. Crowther also has a long track record of advising broadcasting and telecommunications companies on regulatory matters. A significant part of Mr. Crowther’s practice involves defending companies in a wide range of national and international enforcement proceedings, often simultaneously across a range of jurisdictions. He also devises and implements compliance programmes covering areas such as competition, trade/sanctions, bribery, and corruption.

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Ashurst (Frankfurt)
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld (Washington)

Articles

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Michael Holzhäuser, Peter Crowther The EU Court of Justice issues a preliminary ruling holding that national courts need to balance on a case-by-case basis the interest of preserving the effectiveness of leniency programmes and that of facilitating private enforcement by third parties (Pfleiderer)

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On 14 June 2011, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down a key judgment regarding the interplay between national leniency programmes and the right of individuals to claim damages for losses in EU cartel cases. The ECJ held that documents submitted under the auspices of a national (...)

Peter Crowther The European Commission fines animal feed phosphates producers for price-fixing and market-sharing in its first "hybrid" cartel settlement case (Yara Phosphates, Tessenderlo Chemie)

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The European Commission (Commission) has today announced its first settlement of a cartel case in a so-called "hybrid" scenario, in which all but one company settled the case with the Commission in return for a 10 percent reduction in each of their fines (IP/10/985). The Commission has fined (...)

Peter Crowther The UK Competition Commission clears a three to two merger in the insurance sector holding that the transaction would not give rise to a substantial lessening of competition (Hampden / CBS)

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Introduction On 4 July 2006, the U.K. Office of Fair Trading (OFT) referred the completed acquisition of CBS Private Capital Limited’s Lloyd’s members’ agency business (CBSPC) by Hampden Agencies Limited (Hampden) to the Competition Commission (CC) under the U.K. Enterprise Act 2002. After (...)

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