Anneli Howard and Practical Law: Impact of BREXIT on UK competition Law: Plus Ça Change…?

05 Jul 2016

”This article considers what the key implications may be for public and private enforcement of UK competition law if the UK leaves the EU.

Since the original Treaty of Rome, the completion of an internal market free from distorted competition has been one of the fl agship policies of the European project. The UK has contributed to the dissemination of a “competition culture”, not just in the UK but also more broadly within the EU, through its proactive and pragmatic advances in competition law. If the UK votes “out” on 23 June, where will this leave the UK in terms of public and private enforcement?”

To read the full article by Anneli Howard, published by Practical Law, please click here.