Herbert Smith Freehills (London)

Tim Briggs

Herbert Smith Freehills (London)
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Tim is a market-leading competition and regulatory lawyer with a dedicated focus on regulated infrastructure. Tim has more than 20 years’ experience and provides advice across the full range of EU and UK regulatory, merger control, antitrust, procurement and State aid/Subsidy control issues. He is the go-to expert for highly technical specialist advice on sector-specific regulation and has an excellent insight into regulatory policy, having been seconded for two years into the Government team responsible for key utilities legislation.

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Articles

1329 Bulletin

Stephen Wisking, Tim Briggs, Lode Van Den Hende, Morris Schonberg The UK Government publishes consultation on how to define “subsidies of interest” and “subsidies of particular interest” under the new national subsidy control regime

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On 25 March 2022, the UK Government published a consultation on how “subsidies of interest” and “subsidies of particular interest” are to be defined under the UK’s new subsidy control regime. These concepts are fundamental, as they determine which subsidies are to be referred to the UK’s Competition (...)

Veronica Roberts, Tim Briggs, Kristien Geeurickx The UK Government releases the National Security and Investment Act, introducing a new foreign direct investment regime with standalone powers for the review of FDI

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On 4 January 2022 the UK National Security and Investment (NSI) Act enters into force, introducing a new foreign direct investment (FDI) regime with standalone powers for the review of FDI in the UK. The new regime replaces the existing public interest merger regime provisions of the Enterprise (...)

Tim Briggs, Lode Van Den Hende, Mark Jephcott, Eric White, Morris Schonberg The UK Government and the EU Commission issue a trade and cooperation agreement clarifying the subsidy control regime following the end of the Brexit transition period

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The EU State aid regime in its current form ceased to be applicable in the UK as at the end of 31 December 2020, when the Brexit transition period expired. Going forward, State aid or “subsidy control” in the UK will be based on the subsidy control chapter under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation (...)

Adrian Brown, Tim Briggs, Nusrat Zar The UK Government publishes a green paper proposing fundamental reforms of the public procurement rules governing the purchase of goods, works, and services by the public sector and certain utilities

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The UK Government has published a Green Paper proposing fundamental reforms of the public procurement rules governing the purchase of goods, works and services by the public sector and certain utilities. Those rules are currently set out in a series of UK regulations that are based very (...)

Alex Kay, Tim Briggs, Veronica Roberts The UK Government publishes its green paper for consultation containing proposals to extend the national merger control public interest intervention regime

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On 17 October 2017 the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published its long-awaited Green Paper National Security and Infrastructure Investment Review for consultation. The Green Paper contains proposals to extend the UK merger control public interest intervention (...)

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