Aqeel Kadri

White & Case (London)
Lawyer (Associate)

Aqeel Kadri joined White & Case in 2014 and is a member of the firm’s EU law practice. He advises and acts for clients in a range of competition and State aid matters; his experience includes working for clients in the energy, pharmaceutical, and digital business sectors. Aqeel has a particular interest in contentious matters and has represented clients in proceedings before the European Commission, EU General Court, and the European Court of Justice in relation to matters covering State aid, cartel infringements, and allegations of abuse of dominance. Prior to joining White & Case, Aqeel spent several years in private practice in the UK, focussing on litigation before the English courts, and has also completed internships in the Legal Service of the European Commission and in the chambers of Advocate-General Eleanor Sharpston QC at the European Court of Justice. Before qualifying as a lawyer, Aqeel spent several years working in the IT industry.

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Articles

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Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Marc Israel, Irina Trichkovska, Aqeel Kadri, Kate Kelliher The EU Commission extends its COVID-19 State aid rules to recapitalisation and subordinated debt measure

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In anticipation of the wave of requests from stricken companies due to the COVID-19 outbreak for more long-term State support, on 8 May, the Commission extended the scope of its State aid Temporary Framework to allow Member States to take stakes in non-financial companies affected by the (...)

Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Yann Utzschneider, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Aqeel Kadri, Kate Kelliher The EU Commission adopts an amendment to extend the temporary framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak

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On 3 April, the Commission adopted an Amendment to extend the Temporary Framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak adopted on 19 March (covered in our previous alert: European Commission publishes its emergency COVID-19 State aid rules and rapidly approves (...)

Kate Kelliher, Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Yann Utzschneider, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Irina Trichkovska, Aqeel Kadri The EU Commission adopts a new Temporary Framework for State aid in the COVID-19 context to support the business suffering

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The European Commission has now adopted a Framework of temporary State aid rules enabling Member States to adopt measures to support the growing number of businesses suffering because of the COVID-19 outbreak. This is the first time since the 2008 financial crisis that the Commission has (...)

Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Christoph Arhold, Aqeel Kadri The EU Commission approves the first COVID-19 related State aid notification submitted by Denmark within 24 hours of the notification to compensate damages caused by cancellations of large public events

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As the number of businesses around the EU affected by the COVID-19 outbreak grows, many Member States are considering or have announced substantial supporting packages in an effort to limit the impact of the outbreak on the economy. Across the EU, measures vary, from governmental loans and (...)

James Killick, Assimakis Komninos, Aqeel Kadri The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal quashes the CMA’s decision against pharmaceutical undertakings who had abused their dominant position by pricing their epilepsy drug unfairly (Pfizer / Flynn Pharma)

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On 10 March 2020 the Court of Appeal upheld the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s (CAT) quashing of the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) decision that Pfizer and Flynn Pharma (Flynn) had abused their dominant positions in the market by pricing their epilepsy drug unfairly. Among other (...)

Aqeel Kadri, Jacquelyn F. MacLennan, Marc Israel The UK Competition and Markets Authority issues updated guidance on the appropriate amount of penalties to be imposed for infringements of competition law

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On 18 April 2018, the Competition and Markets Authority issued updated guidance on the appropriate amount of penalties to be imposed for infringements of competition law in the UK. This replaces the previous guidance issued by the Office of Fair Trading (which the CMA replaced in 2014) and (...)

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