David Shaharudin

Compass Lexecon (London)
Economist (Senior Managing Consultant)

David Shaharudin is a Consultant with Compass Lexecon, based in Auckland, New Zealand. Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, he worked as a case officer within the Competition Enforcement branch of the Office of Fair Trading. He has also held the position of senior investigator within the mergers branch of the Commerce Commission in New Zealand. David is educated with a Bcom (hons) degree in economics from the University of Canterbury (New Zealand), an MSc in economics from Birkbeck (London) and an MLS in commercial law from the University of Auckland (New Zealand).

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Articles

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Ciara Kalmus, David Shaharudin The British Government is reported to have assured a bank that its aim to create the UK’s largest retail bank would not be subject to competition scrutiny (Lloyds/HBOS)

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Summary On 18 September 2008 Lloyds TSB announced that it was to purchase HBOS, in a move that would create the UK’s largest retail bank . Although such a merger would normally cause serious competition concerns, the Government is reported to have assured Lloyds that the deal would not be (...)

David Shaharudin The UK OFT having issued a statement of objections alleging that supermarkets and dairy processors colluded to fix the prices of milk, cheese and butter, some of the concerned undertakings agree to pay individual penalties collectively reaching nearly € 150 M ("Supermarkets and dairies price fixing")

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Summary The OFT has issued a Statement of Objections alleging that certain supermarkets and dairy processors colluded to fix the prices of milk, cheese and butter,. Some of those players have now admitted their involvement and have agreed to pay individual penalties that collectively reach (...)

David Shaharudin The UK OFT uncovers an alleged collusive agreement between large supermarkets and dairy processors to fix milk and milk products prices ("Supermarkets and dairies price fixing")

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Summary The OFT has uncovered an alleged collusive agreement between large supermarkets and dairy processors to fix the prices of milk, butter and cheese. The OFT has estimated the price fixing cost consumers £270 million. The horizontal and vertical nature of the alleged collusion suggests a (...)

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