Regulations implementing EU Directive 2014/104 (the “Damages Directive”) have come into force in the UK. The Claims in respect of Loss or Damage arising from Competition Infringements (Competition Act 1998 and Other Enactments (Amendment)) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/385) (the “Regulations”) entered into force on 9 March 2017 and were published on 14 March 2017. The Regulations amend the UK Competition Act 1998 by adding a new section 47F and new Schedule 8A.
Rebecca has acted for “Big Four” audit firms and global listed companies in a range of matters. These have included complex professional negligence litigation in the High Court, internal investigations and investigations by domestic and overseas regulators including the Financial Reporting Council, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
In addition to the above, Rebecca has also advised on UK and EU public procurement legislation including the application of the OJEU notification requirements to real estate developments.