Join our one hour webinar (inclusive to Competition Section members) with Omar Shah, Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and Jasvinder Nakhwal, Partner at Peters & Peters to learn all about Dawn Raids.
In order to enforce Articles 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and Chapter I and Chapter II of the Competition Act 1998, competition authorities such as the Competition and Markets Authority have the power to request information and to carry out on-site inspections (i.e. “dawn raids”). Failure to comply in the course of a dawn raid may lead to fines, damages actions, and in some cases personal sanctions against directors and criminal liability. This webinar will provide guidance and practical tips for dealing with dawn raids.
This webinar will provide guidance and practical advice for dealing with dawn raids. In particular, participants will obtain an understanding of:
Omar is a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. He advises on antitrust, merger control and regulatory issues and represents clients before the UK, EU, and other competition authorities, courts and tribunals. He has particular expertise in defending clients in complex global cartel and anti-corruption investigations, and defending civil claims for damages for breach of antitrust law. Omar is a member of the Competition Section advisory committee and the Competition Section advisory committee Chair (1 November 2017 until 31 October 2018).
Jasvinder is a partner at Peters & Peters. She specialises in all aspects of business crime, in particular extradition, mutual legal assistance and criminal cartel investigations. She has acted in all the major criminal cartel investigations carried out by the UK since the criminal cartel offence came into force, advising individuals and corporate entities. She acted for a UK national in the Marine Hose case, and in the global cargo and passenger fuel surcharge cases.