Taking place on Tuesday 2 March at 5pm, this webinar will provide an overview of substantive and procedural developments in UK merger control in 2020 to 2021.

Gain a forecast to the challenges ahead, providing insight into what’s at the forefront of the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) thinking in what is likely to be a pivotal year in UK merger control considering Brexit and the pandemic.

This webinar will cover:

  • an analysis of the most significant Phase 1 and Phase 2 cases in 2020
  • an overview of key trends in substantive assessment in 2020
  • current thinking on likely policy developments in 2021
  • the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU

The event is included in your Competition Section membership.

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Colin Raftery, senior director of mergers, Competition and Markets Authority 


Colin is senior director of mergers at the CMA, where he leads its team on a variety of merger cases and policy initiatives.

Prior to joining the CMA, he advised on all aspects of EU and UK competition law at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and, before that, at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Brussels and Washington DC.