June 08, 2020

#64 Where Next? Climate Change, Sustainability and EU Competition Law.

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing the world and responses are needed. Is antitrust/competition law part of the problem or can it be part of the solution as companies and governments react? Emma Cochrane of law firm Linklaters in London joins Matthew Hall and John Roberti to discuss the application of EU and UK competition, merger control and State aid law to climate change both now and in the future. Listen to this episode to learn more about the role that competition law may play in driving measures to slow climate change.

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Emma Cochrane, Managing Associate, Linklaters, London, UK

Related Links:

Episode 16 of Our Curious Amalgam, considering the issue under US law

Article on law and social responsibility from New York Law Journal

Article on Climate Change, Sustainability and Competition

Speech by European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager

Hosted by:

Matthew Hall, McGuireWoods London LLP, London, UK and John Roberti, Allen & Overy, Washington, D.C.