Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Brussels)

Paul Culliford

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Brussels)
Senior Associate

Paul Culliford is a New Zealand qualified senior associate and registered as a foreign lawyer with the Brussels Bar based in BCLP’s Brussels office, where he specialises in antitrust and competition law. His practice covers all the key areas of competition law, with a particular focus on merger control and foreign investment regulation. He holds a postgraduate qualification in EU competition law from King’s College London. Paul Culliford regularly advises clients on multi-jurisdictional merger control and foreign investment, competition law compliance and regulatory investigations. He has advised clients across multiple sectors including technology, online platforms, retail, energy and entertainment.

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1662 Bulletin

Paul Culliford, Robert Bell The EU Court of Justice clarifies the scope of gun jumping prohibition by excluding cooperation agreements which don’t contribute to the change in control of the target business (EY / KPMG)


EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE CLARIFIES SCOPE OF GUN JUMPING PROHIBITION* Over the last year, we have noted an increased crackdown by competition agencies on so-called “gun jumping” – that is, the implementation of a merger before mandatory merger clearances are received. On 31 May 2018, the (...)

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