UK Competition & Markets Authority - CMA (London)

Louise Åberg

UK Competition & Markets Authority - CMA (London)
Assistant Legal Director

Louise Aberg is an assistant legal director at the UK Competition and Markets Authority. She previously was an associate in the Paris and Washington, D.C. offices of McDermott Will & Emery for 9 years where she worked on a broad range of French, EU, and U.S. competition law cases. Prior to joining McDermott, Louise-Astrid was an intern at the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission in the cartels department.

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UK Competition & Markets Authority - CMA (London)
UK Competition & Markets Authority - CMA (London)
UK Competition & Markets Authority - CMA (London)
UK Competition & Markets Authority - CMA (London)
UK Competition & Markets Authority - CMA (London)


Louise Åberg (McDermott Will & Emery)
Louise Åberg 27 juin 2018 Brussels


2244 Bulletin

Louise Åberg The EU Court of Justice confirms that the Commission has a considerable margin of discretion to revise a proposed fine upwards concerning companies that have withdrawn from a settlement procedure (Timab Industries)


The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Confirms the Commission’s Approach to Hybrid Settlements* The case follows on from the Commission’s Animal Feed Phosphates cartel decision pursuant to which fines totalling €176 million were imposed on a number of producers of animal feed for (...)

Louise Åberg The EU General Court dismisses an undertaking’s application seeking the reimbursement of interests paid for being late in paying a cartel fine due to its involvement in the industrial bags cartel (Trioplast)


GENERAL COURT OF THE EU DISMISSES TRIOPLAST APPLICATION SEEKING REIMBURSEMENT OF INTEREST PAID FOR BEING LATE IN PAYING CARTEL FINE* With a judgment handed down on 12 May 2016 (Case T-669/14, Trioplast Industrier AB v. European Commission), the General Court of the European Union (GCEU) (...)

Mai Muto, Louise Åberg, Stefan M. Meisner, Christian Krohs The German Regional Court of Berlin refers to questions on extradition discrimination to the EU Court of Justice in the case of the first business executive extradited to the USA on cartel charges (Romano Pisciotti)


CJEU TO RULE ON EXTRADITION OF EU CITIZENS IN CRIMINAL ANTITRUST PROCEEDINGS The first European citizen to be extradited from Europe to the United States for criminal antitrust conduct recently succeeded in having a Berlin court refer the matter of his extradition to the Court of Justice of (...)

Louise Åberg The EU Court of Justice requires the Commission to provide adequate reasons for its requests for information from cement manufacturers during the course of a cartel investigation (Cement Case)


THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE REQUIRES THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE REASONS FOR ITS REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION* On March 10, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rendered its judgment in the so-called Cement case, (C-247/14 P HeidelbergCement v Commission, (...)

Louise Åberg The EU General Court upholds a €131 million fine imposed by the Commission on two undertakings for participating in a cartel in the gas insulated switchgear market (GIS cartel)


THE GENERAL COURT OF THE EU UPHOLDS CARTEL FINES OF €131M IMPOSED ON TOSHIBA AND MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, DISMISSES ARGUMENTS BASED ON PRINCIPLE OF EQUAL TREATMENT* By two judgments of January 19, 2016 (Case T-404/12 Toshiba v. Commission and Case T-409/12 Mitsubishi Electric v. Commission), the (...)

Lionel Lesur, Louise Åberg The French Competition Authority withdraws its authorisation of an undertaking’s purchase of rival commercial television company in the TV market and imposes a €30 m fine for failing to fulfill the 59 remedies imposed by the Authority (Canal Plus / TPS)


WITHDRAWAL OF CLEARANCE DECISION AND EUR 30 MILLION FINE AGAINST CANAL PLUS FOR UNFULFILLED MERGER CLEARANCE COMMITMENTS* The French Competition Authority has taken a hard stance by withdrawing its authorization of French broadcaster Canal Plus’ purchase of rival commercial television (...)

Lionel Lesur, Louise Åberg The French Commercial Court of Paris orders the French Competition Authority to disclose documents in its file regarding an antitrust investigation on private damages (Sas Ma Liste De Courses / Societe Highco / Societe Highco Data / Societe Sogec Gestion / Societe Sogec Marketing)


FRENCH COURT ORDERS FRENCH COMPETITION AUTHORITY TO DISCLOSE ANTITRUST INVESTIGATION DOCUMENTS* The Commercial Court in Paris has once again ordered the French Competition Authority (the Autorité de la concurrence, the "FCA") to disclose documents in its file regarding an antitrust (...)

1648 Revue

Louise Åberg United Kingdom : The CMA post-Brexit


Presque un an après la fin de la période de transition du Brexit, la CMA peut commencer à prendre la mesure de ses progrès jusqu’à ce jour. La CMA a avancé sur plusieurs fronts et a continué d’assurer sa fonction sans heurt malgré la pandémie. L’organisation se tourne à présent vers l’avenir (...)



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