Morgan Lewis (London)

Savas Manoussakis

Morgan Lewis (London)
Lawyer (Associate)

Savas Manoussakis’ practice focuses on EU and UK competition law. Savas advises clients on cartel and abuse of dominance investigations, State aid, market investigations, competition litigation, and UK, EU, and international merger control. He advises clients in many sectors, including the pharmaceutical, semiconductor, online, telecommunications, aviation, nuclear, and financial sectors. Savas speaks English, German, Greek, and French.

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Morgan Lewis (London)
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Omar Shah, Joanna Christoforou, Savas Manoussakis The UK Government announces the withdrawal of the draft guidance on the Competition Authority’s powers and procedures on the EU foreign direct investment information sharing regime

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The UK government and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have announced the withdrawal of draft guidance on the CMA’s powers and procedures with respect to enforcing an EU regulation for screening foreign direct investment (FDI) into the European Union. The withdrawal follows a European (...)

Omar Shah, Joanna Christoforou, Savas Manoussakis The UK Competition Authority consults on draft guidance concerning its powers and procedures in the relation to the post-Brexit foreign direct investments information-request process

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As noted in our recent LawFlashes, New Powers for UK Government in Transactions Impacting Public Health Emergencies and National Security and Potential UK Reforms Could Increase Screening of Certain Foreign Takeovers, governments are increasing their scrutiny of certain foreign direct (...)

Savas Manoussakis, Joanna Christoforou, Omar Shah The UK Government lowers the notification thresholds of merger control relevant to the UK national security and issues new powers of investigations

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The UK government passed reforms on 21 July 2020 lowering the thresholds to intervene in mergers and acquisitions considered relevant to UK national security in the artificial intelligence, cryptographic authentication, and advanced materials sectors. Longer term the UK government is planning (...)

Omar Shah, Joanna Christoforou, Savas Manoussakis The UK Competition Authority warns that it will not relax its substantive or evidentiary standards for merger investigations during the COVID-19 pandemic

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New guidance from the UK Competition and Markets Authority warns that it will not relax its substantive or evidentiary standards for merger investigations during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Statutory deadlines will not be altered, although aspects of investigations may be subject to (...)

Georgia M. Quenby, Omar Shah, Savas Manoussakis The EU Council announces that it will suspend airport slot requirements to help mitigate the economic impact on airlines including State aid in different forms

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The Council of the EU announced on March 30 that the European Union has suspended the airport slot requirements until October 24. The slot requirements require airlines to use at least 80% of their slots in order to be guaranteed usage of those slots in the following year. The waiver of the EU (...)

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