University of Oxford

Simon Holmes

University of Oxford, UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (London)
Visiting Professor, Judge

Simon Holmes is a member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) based in London. He is also Visiting Professor at Oxford University ; a legal adviser to the NGO, ClientEarth ; a strategic adviser to SustainablePublicAffairs in Brussels ; a member of the Competition Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) ; a member of the International Advisory Board of the LDC (Instituto de derecho de la competencia) ; an associate member of the UCL Centre for Law, Economics and Society (CLES) ; and a founding member of the Inclusive Competition Forum (ICF). Until the UK left the EU he was also a non-governmental adviser to the European Commission for the International Competition Network. Simon advised on competition law for some 35 years before joining the CAT. He was latterly head of competition at SJ Berwin and then King & Wood Mallesons-first in the UK and Europe and then on a global basis. He currently teaches competition law at Oxford University and is a regular writer, speaker and chair on competition law and regulatory matters at conferences and seminars. He has a particular interest in competition law, climate change and sustainability and is writing and speaking on this on a regular basis.

Auteurs associés

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

Vidéos

Simon Holmes (Competition Appeal Tribunal)
Simon Holmes 19 février 2020 London
Simon Holmes (Competition Appeal Tribunal)
Simon Holmes 28 mars 2019 Paris

Articles

1214 Bulletin

Simon Holmes, Marcus Smith Rights of defence and competition law : An overview of EU and national case law

1214

Decisions of the Commission are reviewable for their legality under Article 263 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (“TFEU”). It is not necessary to set out the full range of decisions that are capable of challenge under Article 263 TFEU, but they include (purely by way of example) decisions concerning infringements of Article 101 TFEU (anti-competitive agreements) and 102 TFEU (abuse of dominance) and decisions regarding mergers. One of the more important bases for the challenge of Commission decisions is the failure to respect the “rights of the defence”.This foreword seeks to explore the recent EU case-law in this area. It does so in a comparative law fashion, comparing the EU approach with the (in formal terms different, but in substantive terms, similar) approach in the UK.

1200 Revue

Simon Holmes Consumer welfare, sustainability and competition law goals

1200

Il n’y a aucune référence au "bien-être des consommateurs" dans les traités de l’UE. Cet éditorial soutient que le point de départ correct pour analyser toute question relevant du droit européen de la concurrence n’est pas le bien-être des consommateurs mais les dispositions constitutionnelles des traités (...)

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