Daniel Vowden

Herbert Smith Freehills (Brussels)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Daniel Vowden is a Senior Associate in the Competition, Regulation and Trade group at Herbert Smith Freehills. He has experience in all forms of behavioural competition advice as well as working on prominent EU and UK merger control cases, particularly in the technology, minerals and financial services sectors. He has advised on several merger investigations before the UK Competition Commission and on a number of Office of Fair Trading and European Commission cartel investigations.

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Herbert Smith Freehills (London)


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Daniel Vowden, James Quinney The UK Office of Fair Trading concludes that asset acquisition in administration on proceedings does not qualify for merger investigation (Shell UK / Greenergy / Vopak Holding)


On 6 June 2013 the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) published its decision on the completed acquisition of certain assets of Petroplus Refining and Marketing Limited (PRML). The asset sale was conducted in the course of administration proceedings, the underlying business having ceased trading. (...)

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