Herbert Smith Freehills (London)

Dorothy Livingston

Herbert Smith Freehills (London)

Dorothy Livingston is Consultant at Herbert Smith Freehills (London). Dorothy specialises in all aspects of European Union and UK competition law including mergers, market investigations, anti-competitive behaviour, and state aids, as well as having a reputation for her work on financial law and policy. Dorothy’s practice in competition and regulatory law centres on sectors such as banking, transport, broadcasting and utilities. She chairs the City of London Law Society financial law committee and represents that body on the Banking Liaison Panel established under the Banking Act 2009 to advise HM Treasury.

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1615 Bulletin

Dorothy Livingston The UK Competition Authority finds no substantial lessening of competition in an acquisition in the treasury management advisory services (Sector Treasury Services / Butlers / ICAP)


Background On 31 March 2011, the Office of Fair Trading ("OFT") referred to the Competition Commission ("CC") for investigation and report under the Enterprise Act 2002 ("the Act") the completed acquisition by Sector Treasury Services Limited ("STS") of Butlers, a trading division of ICAP (...)

Dorothy Livingston, Nick Root The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal cuts fines imposed in the construction industry and overturns aspects of the Competition Authority’s findings on liability


Summary In a series of nine judgments dated between 11 March and 27 April 2011 (the "CAT Judgments"), the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal ("CAT" or the "Tribunal") dramatically reduced the fines imposed by the Office of Fair Trading (the "OFT") on 25 companies (the "Appellants") in the (...)



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