James Ashe-Taylor

Alston & Bird (London), Alston & Bird (Brussels)

James Ashe-Taylor is a partner at Alston & Bird in London. He focuses his practice on competition law at the European Union level and in the UK. He concentrates on merger control, state aid, and the antitrust aspects of joint ventures, distribution, and agency agreements. James has significant experience in European cartel investigations with a private U.S. litigation dimension and has represented companies and individuals in a number of recent prominent cases involving rubber chemicals, grocery retailing, marine hose, and air cargo. He has considerable knowledge of EU payments legislation, is a frequent speaker at FinTech conferences, and mentors startup companies in the FinTech sector. Before joining Alston & Bird, James served as partner-in-charge of the antitrust practices for both international and U.S. law firms and spent two years at JP Morgan Inc.

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Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta)


1768 Bulletin

James Ashe-Taylor The EU Commission fines a broker for facilitating Yen Libor cartels by serving as a communication channel and disseminating misleading information about expected rates (Icap)


European Commission Fines London-Based Broker ICAP 14.9 Million Euros For Facilitating Yen Libor Cartels* The European Commission (“EC”) has fined London-based ICAP, the world’s largest broker of interest-rate swaps, for facilitating bank cartels in the market for Yen-denominated interest rate (...)

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