Shearman & Sterling (London)

George Milton

Shearman & Sterling (London)
Lawyer/Attorney>Of counsel

George Milton is a counsel in the London office of Shearman & Sterling, having trained at the firm and qualified into its antitrust practice in 2006. He advises a wide range of corporate and financial institution clients on EU/UK merger control matters, joint ventures, behavioural competition issues, distribution systems, multi-jurisdictional merger clearance processes and competition compliance counselling. He has also spent time on secondment to a key client.


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George Milton, James Webber The EU Court of Justice decides EU merger control rules can only apply to joint control transactions if the resulting entity is a ‘full-function’ joint venture (Austria Asphalt)


On September 7, 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided that, where joint control is acquired over a new or existing undertaking (or parts of an undertaking), that transaction can only fall within the scope of the EU Merger Regulation (EUMR) where the resulting entity will be (...)

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