Sophie Lawrance quoted in Global Competition Review

The comments follow Sarah Cardell’s speech at the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s 20th anniversary conference


EU and UK competition law expert, Sophie Lawrance, has been quoted in Global Competition Review’s article, “Lawyers caution against CMA reliance on private litigation after Cardell speech”.

The piece summarises a speech by the CMA Chief Executive, Sarah Cardell, which covered private litigation in competition matters and it being a factor the agency considers when deciding on which complaints to investigate.

Sophie commented on the “substantial developments” in private enforcement seen in recent years along with a dearth in abuse of dominance cases by the CMA. Sophie also discussed the increase in private funding but how several factors may affect this in the future.

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