Peter Freeman

UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (London)

Peter Freeman CBE QC (Hon) is a Chairman at the Competition Appeal Tribunal. He is a lawyer who has held senior posts in UK competition enforcement. From 2006 to 2011, Peter Freeman was Chairman of the Competition Commission, having been a Deputy Chairman from 2003. He is chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) appeals committee, a member of the Lloyds Enforcement Appeal Tribunal and a board member of the Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO). Peter Freeman was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1972 and admitted as a solicitor in 1977. He was a partner at Simmons & Simmons from 1978-2003 and a senior consultant to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton from 2011-2013. He was a founding member and chairman of the Regulatory Policy Institute, Oxford, and has written and spoken widely on competition and regulatory law matters. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Scientific Board of Concurrencia e Regulacao, Lisbon and a Governor of Kingswood School, Bath.

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University of Oxford


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 (...)


Prix 230€00 Richard Whish QC (Hon) Liber Amicorum

In this Liber Amicorum, the global reach of Professor Whish’s influence is displayed in all its glory. Enforcers, academics and practitioners from around the world pay tribute to the mastery of (...)

Date 11 mars 2020
Auteur(s) : Nicolas Charbit, Sonia Ahmad (Editors)
Prix 230€00
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