Grant McKelvey

Vinge (Stockholm)
Lawyer (Associate)

Grant McKelvey is a Senior Associate in Vinge’s Stockholm office specialising in competition law. Grant is a UK-qualified lawyer who holds a post graduate diploma in EC Competition Law (King’s College, London) and has worked in the field of competition law for several years in the UK, Brussels and Sweden.

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Latham & Watkins (London)

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Grant McKelvey The Stockholm District Court rules that non-compete clauses exceeding 2 years are not necessarily anti-competitive by object (Alfa Quality Moving / NFB Transport Systems / ICM Kungsholms)

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Missing a moving target: Stockholm District Court rules on non-compete clauses*The Stockholm District Court has found against the Swedish Competition Authority (SCA) that a non-compete clause lasting five years did not constitute an infringement of competition rules by object, and has further (...)

Grant McKelvey The Swedish Competition Authority updates its merger control guidelines, providing practitioners with practical guidance on some of the particularities of its filing system

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Swedish Competition Authority updates merger control guidelines* In April 2015 the Swedish Competition Authority (“SCA”) published its updated merger control guidelines (“Guidelines”), providing practitioners with practical guidance on some of the particularities of the Swedish filing system. The (...)

Grant McKelvey The Swedish Market Court dismisses an abuse of dominance action because the relatively scarce market data presented was not sufficient to define the relevant market and establish dominance (Pizza24 Nordic / OnlinePizza Norden)

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Online Food For Thought* The Swedish Market Court’s judgment in Pizza24 / OnlinePizza A judgment of the Swedish Market Court from February 2015 is an unfortunate missed opportunity to grapple with interesting issues around online intermediary services. The case concerned online services for (...)

Grant McKelvey The Swedish Competition Authority seeks to fine an undertaking after it was found to abuse its dominant position in a successful private antitrust action (Swedavia)

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Follow-on damages inverted* Swedavia and the Swedish Competition Authority Competition lawyers in Europe are well acquainted with the steady rise of follow-on damages actions, whereby consumers harmed by a competition infringement can “piggyback” on an authority infringement decision and seek (...)

Calum Warren, Grant McKelvey The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal upholds the OFT’s jurisdiction to review the acquisition of a minority shareholding in a merger in the airline sector (Ryanair/Aer Lingus)

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I. Introduction On 28 July 2011 the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) handed down a unanimous judgment, upholding the UK Office of Fair Trading’s (“OFT”) jurisdiction to review Ryanair‘s 29.8% minority shareholding in rival Irish airline Aer Lingus, which the former acquired almost five years ago. (...)

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