David Cardwell

Baker Botts (Brussels)
Lawyer (Counsel)

David Cardwell is Counsel in the Antitrust and Competition Practice of Baker Botts’ Brussels office. His practice focuses on EU competition law, including a particular concentration on EU and international merger control laws. He has represented clients in significant mergers and acquisitions across many industry areas, including the technology, pharmaceutical, media, automotive and heavy industry sectors. He has counseled clients before both the European Commission and national competition authorities, including cases involving advice on media plurality, regulated water industries and defense-related mergers. He has also advised clients in respect of cartel investigations by the European Commission, and he provides advice on various other EU and international antitrust matters including cooperation arrangements amongst competitors and abuse of dominance proceedings. Prior to joining Baker Botts, David Cardwell was a Senior Associate at Hogan Lovells. He holds a LL.B. and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Edinburgh.

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David Cardwell 20 September 2018 Brussels


228 Bulletin

Matthew Levitt, David Cardwell, Dina Jubrail The Court of Appeal of England and Wales upholds the CMA’s finding that a single exchange of pricing information is sufficient for a "by object" infringement (Balmoral)


ONE-TIME INFORMATION EXCHANGE SUFFICIENT – A RECENT REMINDER IN THE UK* The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) recently welcomed the Court of Appeal’s dismissal of a challenge brought against a decision of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) by Balmoral, a supplier of steel water (...)

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