White & Case (London)

Kate Kelliher

White & Case (London)
Lawyer (Associate)

Kate Kelliher is an associate in the competition law practice group in the London and Brussels offices. Her practice includes a wide range of competition law issues, with a particular focus on State aid, energy markets, and cross-border international merger control cases. She also advises on a wide range of abuse of dominance, cartel investigations, horizontal and vertical agreements and regulatory law issues. Prior to joining White & Case in 2017, Kate spent two years as a seconded national expert in the energy unit of DG Competition working as a State aid case handler, where she was involved in a number of complex energy cases.

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1716 Bulletin

Marc Israel, Kate Kelliher The UK Government announces the date on which the investment-screening regime envisaged by the National Security and Investment Act will come into operation

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Having received Royal Assent on 29 April 2021, the Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy ("SoS") has announced that the investment-screening regime envisaged by the National Security and Investment Act 2021 ("NSIA") will become operational from 4 January 2022. The (...)

Marc Israel, Kate Kelliher The UK Supreme Court dismisses the appeal of a financial services company, by upholding the decision of the Court of Appeal which in turn has a significant impact on future national collective proceedings (Merricks / Mastercard)

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In a landmark judgment (and in unusual circumstances), the UK Supreme Court has held that the ongoing Merricks v Mastercard case should be referred back to the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT). Not only is this a step towards Merricks’ claim that interchange fees were "an invisible tax on UK (...)

Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Marc Israel, Irina Trichkovska, Aqeel Kadri, Kate Kelliher The EU Commission extends its COVID-19 State aid rules to recapitalisation and subordinated debt measure

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In anticipation of the wave of requests from stricken companies due to the COVID-19 outbreak for more long-term State support, on 8 May, the Commission extended the scope of its State aid Temporary Framework to allow Member States to take stakes in non-financial companies affected by the (...)

Marc Israel, Kate Kelliher The UK Competition Authority publishes guidance on its approach to merger assessments during the COVID-19 pandemic and confirms that it does not intend to change either merger control assessments or deadlines despite the outbreak

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The CMA has published new guidance on its approach to merger assessments during the Coronavirus pandemic, confirming that it does not intend to change either merger control assessments or deadlines, despite the outbreak. The guidance acknowledges that merging parties may have difficulty (...)

Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Yann Utzschneider, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Aqeel Kadri, Kate Kelliher The EU Commission adopts an amendment to extend the temporary framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak

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On 3 April, the Commission adopted an Amendment to extend the Temporary Framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak adopted on 19 March (covered in our previous alert : European Commission publishes its emergency COVID-19 State aid rules and rapidly approves (...)

Kate Kelliher, Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Yann Utzschneider, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Irina Trichkovska, Aqeel Kadri The EU Commission adopts a new Temporary Framework for State aid in the COVID-19 context to support the business suffering

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The European Commission has now adopted a Framework of temporary State aid rules enabling Member States to adopt measures to support the growing number of businesses suffering because of the COVID-19 outbreak. This is the first time since the 2008 financial crisis that the Commission has (...)

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