Hogan Lovells (London)

Christopher Peacock

Hogan Lovells (London)
Associate

Having spent time practising in London and Brussels, Christopher Peacock has a broad range of experience advising clients on all aspects of EU and UK competition law, as well as EU and national/domestic merger control regimes. He advises across a wide variety of business sectors, including financial services, TMT, and oil and gas. Christopher is a senior associate in the Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice.

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Articles

2225 Bulletin

Christopher Peacock, Christopher Hutton, Robert Gardener, Mez Azizi, Matt Giles The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy prohibits the acquisition of British intellectual property by a Chinese Company (Beijing Infinite Vision Technology / University of Machester)

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The UK Government this week prohibited the acquisition of intellectual property owned by the University of Manchester by a Chinese company – marking the first time the UK Government has exercised its powers to block a transaction under new national security rules. On 20 July 2022, the UK’s (...)

Christopher Hutton, Christopher Peacock, Matt Giles The UK Government announces a series of proposed reforms to competition law enforcement aiming to produce a “best in class” competition regime to allow the UK to exploit post-Brexit opportunities

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In what could herald the most significant changes to the UK competition regime in 25 years, the UK Government has announced a series of proposed reforms to UK competition law enforcement. The stated aims of the reforms are to produce a “best in class” competition regime to allow the UK to (...)

Christopher Hutton, Christopher Peacock, Joe Beautridge The UK Government consults on proposals aimed at improving its competition regime and strengthening its Competition Authority post COVID-19, including updates to merger review, investigation tools, interim measures, fines and more direct intervention in consumer protection

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On 20 July 2021, the government launched a consultation containing substantial proposals that could herald the most important reform of the UK competition regime in 25 years (the consultation). The proposals follow multiple reports and papers and, if they survive the consultation process, could (...)

Mark Jones, Christopher Peacock The EU Court of Justice upholds the Commission’s fine against a fish farming and processing company for infringing merger control rules (Marine Harvest)

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Norwegian salmon farmer Marine Harvest has been unsuccessful in its appeal to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) regarding substantial and separate fines imposed on it by the European Commission for both failing to notify a merger and for ’jumping the gun’ in implementing the (...)

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