Hogan Lovells (London)

Matthew Giles

Hogan Lovells (London)
Lawyer (Associate)

Matthew Giles was associate at Hogan Lovells (Brussels); His practice focuses primarily on EU and UK competition law. Matthew has experience in EU and UK merger control with respect to filings before the European Commission and the UK Office of Fair Trading and is active in the analysis and coordination of merger filings required outside the European Union and the United States. Matthew also works with the firm’s international trade team where he counsels and advises clients on export control matters.

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Simi Malhi, Ciara Kennedy-Loest, Christopher Hutton, Matthew Giles, Angus Coulter, Mark Jones The UK Competition Authority publishes guidance on forms of cooperation considered as temporarily permissible during the COVID-19 outbreak


Competition/antitrust laws generally require rival firms to operate on the market independently of each other and tolerate cooperation between competitors only in limited circumstances where any resulting loss of competition is clearly offset by consumer benefits. But as businesses scramble to (...)

Mark Jones, Matthew Giles The UK Competition Authority issues its annual plan for 2020/2021 which aims to give clarity to the Competition Authority’s objectives for the next year and clarifies its position during the social and economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 outbreak


The UK Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") recently issued its Annual Plan for 2020/2021, which aims to give clarity to the CMA’s objectives for the next year. The report acknowledges that its publication comes out at a time of massive social and economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 (...)

Matthew Giles The UK OFT finds that an exchange of information on independant school fees violates national competition provisions but accepts a "structured settlement" (Independent Schools)


Office of Fair Trading, 20 November 2006, Decision n° CA98/05/2006, Exchange of information on future fees by certain independent fee-paying schools, Case CE/2890-03 In late December 2006, the UK Office of Fair Trading ("OFT") published a decision in which it found the exchange of commercially (...)

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