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Slaughter and May

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ONE BUNHILL ROW, LONDON, EC1Y 8YY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7090 5000
DX:
11 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Web:
www.slaughterandmay.com
Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, London
Slaughter and May, William Turtle, London, ENGLAND

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William Turtle

Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Email:
Slaughter and May

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Competition

Position

Parter with extensive experience in a wide range of competition and regulatory matters. He has been involved in a number of major cartel and other behavioural cases, including global antitrust investigations. He has also acted on a number of high-profile merger cases before the EU and UK competition authorities. In addition, he has significant experience in the fields of competition litigation and State aid.
Based in London, but spends a significant amount of his time in Brussels.

Career

Joined Slaughter and May 2006. Partner since 2016.

Education

Oxford and Cambridge


London: Risk advisory

Brexit

Within: Brexit

Slaughter and May has a dedicated partner-led Brexit working group, which is chaired by Jeff Twentyman, and operates as a fully-coordinated, multidisciplinary service for clients and industry bodies. As part of its offering, the firm has significant involvement in client events and industry initiatives across numerous sectors (including financial services) in order to provide thought-leadership on the multitude of issues that are likely to arise from Brexit. Richard de Carle and Stephen Powell assisted with preparing a major publication by the firm on the WTO rules, which is now in its second edition. Powell is also the co-chair of a working group set up in 2017 by the Financial Markets Law Committee to consider the WTO regime. Competition partner Anna Lyle-Smythe is on the steering committee of the UK Legal Forum, and is also a key contributor to a number of competition law working groups examining the implications of Brexit on competition law and state aid. Ian Johnson, who heads up the restructuring and insolvency practice, is a member of the City of London Law Society and Law Society working groups, which are considering the insolvency aspects of Brexit. In terms of core legal advice to clients, in the financial services sector, a cross-practice team including Oliver Wareham, Craig Cleaver, Rob Sumroy and Nick Bonsall provides ongoing assistance to EU-headquartered general insurer Zurich Insurance Plc with its Brexit planning and associated regulatory issues; a major element of the work has centred around the client's application to the UK regulators, the PRA and FCA, for full third country authorisation of its UK branch post-Brexit. Elsewhere, other areas of sector expertise include aviation, energy, retail and telecoms. Sara Luder, Ben Kingsley, Jan Putnis, Jonathan Marks and William Turtle are other contacts. 

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IHL Briefings

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EU: Cartels

April 2019. By William Turtle, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to cartels laws and regulations that may occur in the  EU . This Q&A is part of the global guide to Cartels. [Continue Reading]

United Kingdom: Cartels

April 2019. By William Turtle, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to cartels laws and regulations that may occur in the  United Kingdom . This Q&A is part of the global guide to Cartels. [Continue Reading]

IHL Briefings

If your firm wishes to publish IHL Briefings or articles, please contact Antony Dine on +44 (0) 207 396 9315 or antony.dine@legalease.co.uk

 

Legal 500 Cartels Guide: Corporate Compliance and Cartels

April 2019. By William Turtle

Compliance programmes are firmly back in the global spotlight when it comes to cartel enforcement in 2019. In Europe, the Italian competition authority recently published guidance outlining what it perceives to be the key elements of an effective antitrust compliance programme and formalising a process for granting a reduction in cartel fines where the right type of programme is in place.¬† In South America, the Chilean competition tribunal reduced a fine in February 2019 to reflect efforts that the cartel participant had made to implement such a programme ¬Ė the first time it had awarded a reduction on these grounds. ¬†And, at the supranational level, the International Competition Network working group on cartels continues to focus on the issue of compliance, most recently in December 2018. [Continue Reading]

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