Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Dr Alexandra von Westernhagen

Blackpool Borough Council: Joint Testing House or Single Joint Expert?

Blackpool Borough Council: Joint Testing House or Single Joint Expert?

In Blackpool Borough Council v Volkerfitzpatrick Limited [2020] the Court refused the Defendant’s application to strike out the evidence of two of the ...

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: New Competition Order to allow for enhanced co-operation between healthcare providers in the fight against Covid-19

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: New Competition Order to allow for enhanced co-operation between healthcare providers in the fight against Covid-19

On 28 March, the Competition Act 1998 ( Health Services for Patients in England ) (Coronavirus ) ( Public Policy Exclusion Order ) 2020 (‘Order’) came ...

COVID-19: State Aid – European Union

COVID-19: State Aid – European Union

State aid includes any advantage granted selectively to certain undertakings by the State or through State resources. This can include, for example, g ...

CMA decision on the anticipated hospital acquisition

CMA decision on the anticipated hospital acquisition

Competition is no longer a primary organising principle in relation to the National Health Service (NHS) Trusts and Foundation Trusts and is not a key ...

NHS competition: Will collaboration and integration become easier?

NHS competition: Will collaboration and integration become easier?

The Health and Social Care Committee has backed calls to remove competition rules and focus on collaboration in order to manage the rising demands on ...

CMA investigates highly anticipated hospital acquisition

CMA investigates highly anticipated hospital acquisition

The UK’s competition watchdog, the Competition and Markets Authority (‘CMA’), is currently investigating the anticipated acquisition by Aintree Univer ...

What does a ‘no deal Brexit’ really mean for the health sector?

What does a ‘no deal Brexit’ really mean for the health sector?

With Brexit fast approaching, Caroline White asks what contingency plans are in place for medical supply chains, staffing and health sector funding.

Brexit: the implications for state aid rules in the UK

Brexit: the implications for state aid rules in the UK

The UK plans to leave the European Union at 23:00 GMT on 29 March 2019.   The UK and EU are negotiating a withdrawal agreement, which should include a ...

Newsletter der deutschsprachigen Abteilung von DAC Beachcroft

Newsletter der deutschsprachigen Abteilung von DAC Beachcroft

Das Thema Brexit dominiert nach wie vor die Handelsbeziehungen zwischen dem Vereinigten Königreich und Europa. Die zunehmende Anzahl von Anfragen zu d ...

GC Collective Brexit seminar:  summary of comments by Chambers of Commerce representatives from the UK, US and Germany

GC Collective Brexit seminar: summary of comments by Chambers of Commerce representatives from the UK, US and Germany

On 9 May 2018, the GC Collective hosted a Brexit seminar that brought together representatives from the UK, the USA as well as Germany. Speakers inclu ...