Greenberg Traurig (London)

Gillian Sproul

Greenberg Traurig (London)

Gillian Sproul is head of antitrust and competition in London and advises clients on EU and UK competition law matters. She has represented clients in cartel and abuse of dominance cases before the EU and UK regulators and courts and has obtained EU, UK and other national clearances for numerous complex mergers and joint ventures. She has recently represented a defendant in EU cartel proceedings on an appeal to the European Court of Justice and defended a market-dominant business against proceedings by the UK competition authorities. In addition, Gillian regularly advises clients on the impact of the EU and UK competition rules and the EU rules on state aids, relative to a broad range of business agreements, transactions and strategies.


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1056 Bulletin

Gillian Sproul, Jens Peter Schmidt, Kiran Desai, Nathalie Jalabert-Doury The EU Commission blocks a merger due to its potential effect on EU financial derivatives traded on the stock exchange (NYSE Euronext / Deutsche Börse)


On 1st February 2012, the European Commission adopted its decision prohibiting the USD 10.2 billion merger between Deutsche Börse (DB) and NYSE Euronext (NYSE). The decision is notable not the least because it is rare for the Commission to block a merger. Only 21 have been blocked (...)

2383 Review

Ahmet Bugra Aydın, Akira Inoue, Amanda Bodger, Arti Raghavan, Bilal Shaukat, Bill Batchelor, Chang-Sik Hwang, David Tadmor, Douwe Groenevelt, Farhad Sorabjee, Gillian Sproul, Gönenç Gürkaynak, Gustavo Flausino Coelho, Jean-Maxime Blutel, Kala Anandarajah, Khaled Attia, Kylie Sturtz, Madeleine Renaud, Marilyn Leblanc, Mario Vogl, Martin Nedelka, Matthew F. Jones, Nathalie Jalabert-Doury, Reeti Choudhary, Shai Bakal, Simon Albert, Simone Evans, Theodore Banks, Zeynep Ortaç Best practices for compliance programs: Results of an international survey


All companies should employ competition law compliance progams in an attempt to ensure their their employees will follow these complicated laws. Yet, enforcers’ support for competition law compliance programs is wildly inconsistent. A few provide guidance about compliance, and will consider a (...)


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