Peter Freeman

UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (London)
Chairman

Peter Freeman CBE QC (Hon) is a Chairman at the Competition Appeal Tribunal. He is a lawyer who has held senior posts in UK competition enforcement. From 2006 to 2011, Peter Freeman was Chairman of the Competition Commission, having been a Deputy Chairman from 2003. He is chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) appeals committee, a member of the Lloyds Enforcement Appeal Tribunal and a board member of the Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO). Peter Freeman was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1972 and admitted as a solicitor in 1977. He was a partner at Simmons & Simmons from 1978-2003 and a senior consultant to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton from 2011-2013. He was a founding member and chairman of the Regulatory Policy Institute, Oxford, and has written and spoken widely on competition and regulatory law matters. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Scientific Board of Concurrencia e Regulacao, Lisbon and a Governor of Kingswood School, Bath.

Linked authors

University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
French State Council (Paris)
Institut d’économie Industrielle (IDEI)
ESSEC Business School (Cergy)
Oxera (Brussels)
Italian Senate
StartupDelta
Compass Lexecon (Brussels)

Articles

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Peter Freeman The UK Competition Commission concludes that a new Grocery Supply Code of Practice is needed to apply to more retailers, with a proper enforcement mechanism and oversight by an Ombudsman (GSCOP)

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Introduction This paper deals with one aspect of competition in the supply of grocery products, namely the relationship between grocery retailers and their suppliers, and focuses in particular on the new UK Grocery Supply Code of Practice, known as the “GSCOP”. Background One of the central (...)

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Peter Freeman ‘An old chestnut’: Appeals in competition infringement cases

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This article (based on a conference speech given at King’s College London on March 1st, 2019, for Concurrences) reviews the question of what is the appropriate appeal system for competition infringement cases, which has somewhat unexpectedly crept into the discussion of competition in the (...)

Andreas Mundt, Bruno Lasserre, Mélanie Thill-Tayara, Peter Freeman, Wouter Wils European Competition Network: 10 years after & EC Regulation 1/2003: Can cooperation be extended to merger control and advocacy? (New Frontiers of Antitrust, Paris, 21 February 2014)

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This third roundtable of the conference “New frontiers of Antitrust” (Paris, 21 February 2014) was dedicated to “European Competition Network 10 years after & EC Regulation 1/2003: Can cooperation be extended to merger control and advocacy?”. The objectives for the authors of this roundtable (...)

Andreas Bardong, Bernard van de Walle de Ghelcke, David Bosco, David Spector, Jacques-Philippe Gunther, Peter Freeman, Peter Kalbfleisch Merger control and minority shareholdings : Time for a change ?

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Ce Tendances revient sur le débat qu’a ravivé l’affaire Aer Lingus/Ryanair autour du traitement des participations minoritaires dans le contrôle des concentrations. La difficulté principale tient dans le point de savoir si, et dans quelle mesure, le droit des concentrations doit s’appliquer aux (...)

Alexander Gee, Bruno Lasserre, Charlotte Lousberg, Ian Forrester, Nadia Calvino, Nicolas Petit, Peter Freeman Sector inquiries: Complements or substitutes for antitrust enforcement? (New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference, 15th February 2010)

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Enquêtes sectorielles : Complément ou substitut de l’action des autorités de concurrence ? Introduction générale Frédéric JENNY President, OECD Competition Committee President of the International board of the Review Concurrences Professor, Co-Director of the Centre Européen de Droit et d’Economie, (...)

Peter Freeman Competition Night?

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Competition policy is now facing challenges on several fronts. A number of questions arise. Could it be that, after an extended period of mainstream consensus that competition is beneficial to the economy as a whole and consumers in particular, we are witnessing a turn of the tide?... The (...)

Books

Price 230€00 Richard Whish QC (Hon) Liber Amicorum

This Liber Amicorum highlights the global reach of Professor Whish’s influence. Enforcers, academics and practitioners from around the world pay tribute to the mastery of competition law that (...)

Date 11 March 2020
Author(s): Nicolas Charbit, Sonia Ahmad (Editors)
Price 230€00
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