Welcome to the July issue of DLA Piper's quarterly Antitrust Matters newsletter, which brings you antitrust and competition news from all around the world.
While we reflect on the UK's decision to leave the European Union in a so-called Brexit referendum, it is fair to say that the impact on competition law (in such areas as legal privilege and substantive assessment of transactions with a UK link) will not materialise immediately. While the Brexit vote has stirred up significant debate among EU stakeholders there are no indications of an anti-UK bias so far.
Today's featured article is a global piece on global trends in combatting anti-competitive information disclosure, to which lawyers from around the globe have contributed. This issue also provides our Special Report on bid rigging in Eastern Europe followed by Global highlights.