Peter Freeman

Competition Appeal Tribunal (London)

Peter Freeman is a former Chairman of the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal and is a board member of the Competition Service, which supports the Tribunal. From 2005-2011 he was Chairman of the UK Competition Commission, having been a Deputy Chairman since 2003. Prior to that he practised for 30 years at the international law firm Simmons & Simmons, 25 of them as a partner, managing the Commercial Department and heading the EC and Competition Law practice group. From 2011-2013 he was Senior Consultant to the international law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. He is a member of the Lloyds Enforcement Appeal Tribunal Panel, and a non-executive member of the SSRO (Single Source Regulations Office). Peter Freeman was for many years Chairman of the Regulatory Policy Institute, Oxford, and remains a member of its Council. He has written and spoken widely on competition and regulatory law.

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University of Cambridge
Competition Appeal Tribunal (London)
Competition Appeal Tribunal (London)
University of Oxford
Competition Appeal Tribunal (London)


Lunch Keynote by Peter Freeman (CAT)
Peter Freeman 1er mars 2019 London


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Peter Freeman The UK Competition Commission concludes that a new Grocery Supply Code of Practice is needed to apply to more retailers, with a proper enforcement mechanism and oversight by an Ombudsman (GSCOP)


Introduction This paper deals with one aspect of competition in the supply of grocery products, namely the relationship between grocery retailers and their suppliers, and focuses in particular on the new UK Grocery Supply Code of Practice, known as the “GSCOP”. Background One of the central (...)

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Peter Freeman ‘An old chestnut’ : Appeals in competition infringement cases


Cet article, basé sur une intervention à la conférence Concurrences à King’s College London le 1er mars 2019, examine une question inattendue qui s’est d’une certaine manière introduite dans la discussion sur la compétition dans le monde digital, à savoir quel est le bon système de recours en appel pour (...)

Andreas Mundt, Bruno Lasserre, Mélanie Thill-Tayara, Peter Freeman, Wouter Wils Règlement 1/2003 et Réseau européen de concurrence 10 ans après : Faut-il étendre la coopération au contrôle des concentrations et à l’advocacy ? (New Frontiers of Antitrust, Paris, 21 February 2014)


La troisième table-ronde de la conférence “Demain la concurrence” du 21 février 2014 à Paris, était dédiée au “Règlement 1/2003 et Réseau européen de concurrence 10 ans après : Faut-il étendre la cooperation au contrôle des concentrations et à l’advocacy ?”. Les objectifs pour les auteurs de cette table ronde (...)

Andreas Bardong, Bernard van de Walle de Ghelcke, David Bosco, David Spector, Jacques-Philippe Gunther, Peter Freeman, Peter Kalbfleisch Merger control and minority shareholdings : Time for a change ?


This set of Trends articles focus on the debate revived by the Aer Lingus / Ryanair case about treatment of minority interests in merger control. The main issue is to know if merger control should apply to the participations took by companies in shareholdings of their competitors without that (...)

Alexander Gee, Bruno Lasserre, Charlotte Lousberg, Ian Forrester, Nadia Calvino, Nicolas Petit, Peter Freeman Enquêtes sectorielles : Complément ou substitut de l’action des autorités de concurrence ? (Colloque New Frontiers of Antitrust, Paris, 15 février 2010)


Enquêtes sectorielles : Complément ou substitut de l’action des autorités de concurrence ? Introduction générale Frédéric JENNY President, OECD Competition Committee President of the International board of the Review Concurrences Professor, Co-Director of the Centre Européen de Droit et d’Economie, (...)

Peter Freeman Competition Night ?


Competition policy is now facing challenges on several fronts. A number of questions arise. Could it be that, after an extended period of mainstream consensus that competition is beneficial to the economy as a whole and consumers in particular, we are witnessing a turn of the tide ?... The (...)


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