Broadhurst has 20 years of experience advising companies on competition matters, including merger resolution, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance (acting on behalf of both abused and allegedly dominant), allocation mechanisms, and developing effective compliance programs. He advises clients on issues before the European Commission, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and UK industry regulators, and manages proceedings before competition regulators in other jurisdictions.
“Peter has extensive experience advising clients on all aspects of competition law related to corporate transactions, including jurisdictional analysis, strategy and substantive argumentation to obtain appropriate competition law approvals,” said Philip T. Inglima, chairman of Crowell & Moring. “His knowledge – especially in the Office of Competition and Markets – will be extremely valuable to our clients. It is an excellent strategic fit as the firm and our clients continue to expand globally, and the importance of the CMA as an independent regulator has grown in importance since Brexit. … “
Broadhurst has extensive experience with clients in technology, media and telecommunications, financial services, energy and infrastructure, manufacturing and consumer goods manufacturing. He has particular experience in matters arising from mergers, acquisitions, structural joint ventures and cooperation agreements, as well as obtaining regulatory decisions where necessary.
Broadhurst has advised on numerous studies and research on the UK and EU markets, including assisting clients with internal investigations to assess and monitor their compliance with competition law. He has significant experience advising clients on the application of competition law to their business, cooperation, non-structural cooperation agreements, distribution and licensing agreements. It also helps clients navigate the growing number of FDI regulations in Europe and UK
“Peter is a great addition to our London office and our global antitrust group. He will advise the company’s corporate clients on competition issues, working closely with our friends and colleagues on our Brussels competition team “, – said Robert Weeks, Managing Partner, Crowell & Moring’s London office. “Peter’s experience spans across a range of sectors and industries. He also advises on the growing number of FDI rules that are emerging around Europe and elsewhere. We’re delighted to have Peter join us as we continue to grow and strengthen our London office.”
Over the past year, the company has strategically expanded its global antitrust and competition practices. Stefan Meissner, the first litigation chairperson with over twenty years of experience representing international companies in important antitrust matters across multiple jurisdictions, joined the firm last fall from McDermott Will And Emery. Earlier this year, the company added Karel Bourgeois, a renowned antitrust and competition lawyer with over 15 years of experience advising clients on EU and Belgian competition law and state aid law from Allen & Overy. The arrival of Broadhurst from Simmons & Simmons adds top-notch competition law practitioners to the firm’s stable. Europe…
“I am delighted to join Crowell & Moring, a firm recognized as one of the world’s leading antitrust and competition practices. I was attracted by her strong and ambitious London office and its connection to the global network, and I look forward to working with my colleagues in London, Brussels, Shanghai, United Statesand not just to help customers solve their competition problems, Broadhurst said. – I look forward to creating London component of the global competition team and adding bench strength when needed for larger, more challenging work. “
“Since Brexit, the number of reviews and merger investigations in the UK has grown significantly, and the issues dealt with by the UK Competition and Markets Authority have become more lengthy and complex,” he said. Sean Johnson, Co-Chair of the Crowell & Moring Global Antitrust and Competition Group. “Peter has a well-deserved reputation and will expand his firm’s antitrust capabilities.”
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