Ashurst (London)

Duncan Liddell

Ashurst (London)
Lawyer (Partner)

Duncan Liddell is a partner in the competition practice Duncan is a partner in the competition and EU law department in London and specialises in contentious and non-contentious UK and EU competition law. He has considerable experience in advising a wide range of clients on matters before the EU Commission, UK Competition and Markets Authority, UK sectoral regulators, and the UK and European Courts. He advises across a broad range or sectors but has particular expertise and knowledge in relation to the financial services sector and in the media and communications sector. Duncan advises clients across the full spectrum of competition law issues including : merger control, compliance, enforcement investigations by competition authorities (e.g. into allegations of abuse of dominance, or cartel behaviour), sectoral and market investigations, and competition law litigation

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670 Bulletin

Donald Slater, Duncan Liddell The EU Court of Justice upholds the General Court’s ruling finding that an information request issued by the EU Commission as part of its investigation into a big tech company’s predatory pricing practices is valid (Qualcomm)

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On 28 January 2021, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") upheld a ruling of the General Court finding that an information request issued by the EU Commission, as part of its investigation into Qualcomm’s predatory pricing practices, did not breach the principles of necessity and (...)

Duncan Liddell The EU Court of Justice sets aside a judgment of the General Court upholding a 2016 EU Commission’s decision to make binding commitments offered by an American film studio on cross-border pay-TV services (Paramount)

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On 9 December 2020, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") set aside a judgment of the General Court upholding a 2016 decision by the European Commission ("Commission") to make binding commitments offered by Paramount on cross-border pay-TV services. This is the first time that a commitment (...)

Euan Burrows, Neil Cuninghame, Alexi Dimitriou, Duncan Liddell, Nigel Parr, Steven Vaz The UK Government lowers the notification thresholds of merger control and issues guidance on these changes

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Lower notification thresholds under UK merger control for certain additional sectors impacting national security entered into force on 21 July. The lower thresholds now cover transactions related to the development, production, supply or research of : artificial intelligence (new) cryptographic (...)

Duncan Liddell, Alexi Dimitriou, Donald Slater, Denis Fosselard The EU Court of Justice confirms the limitations that apply before courts are able to classify anticompetitive agreements as a restriction of competition by object under Art 101 TFEU in a multilateral interchange fee credit card transaction (Budapest Bank)

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On 2 April 2020, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") delivered its judgment in Budapest Bank on a reference for a preliminary ruling from Hungary’s highest court. The judgment confirms the important limitations that apply before competition authorities and courts are able classify (...)

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