Jacqueline Vallat

Jacqueline Vallat

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English, French

Jackie Vallat is a Senior Associate in the Competition & Trade Team in London and specialises in EU and UK competition law.  Jackie advises on a range of antitrust and merger control issues, including obtaining EU and UK merger control clearances, EU and UK investigations and issues, competition law risk management and compliance training.  Jackie’s sector expertise includes life sciences, financial services and TMC.  Jackie also has particular expertise advising on the EU and UK regulatory framework for electronic communications.

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  • 2011 – LPC, BPP, London
  • 2010 – GDL, Kaplan Law School, London
  • 2008 – LLM, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
  • 2007 – Maîtrise de Droit, Université de Nice-Sophie Antipolis, Nice (France)
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2 April 2019
Fin­an­cing In­fraT­ech
GBP 30bn re­quired,but who will write the cheques?
The new EU frame­work for screen­ing for­eign in­vest­ment is now in force
On 10 April 2019, the EU frame­work for screen­ing for­eign dir­ect in­vest­ment (FDI) came in­to force, al­low­ing the European Com­mis­sion and Mem­ber States un­til 11 Oc­to­ber 2020 to put in place mech­an­isms and re­sources to com­ply.
Jan 2018
Net­work Shar­ing 3.0
In­fra­struc­ture shar­ing and in­vest­ment 2017
A mixed bill of health for EU loan syn­dic­a­tion
The much an­ti­cip­ated EU re­port on loan syn­dic­a­tion was pub­lished on 5 April 2019. It was po­si­tioned as a fact-find­ing ex­er­cise, com­mis­sioned by the European Com­mis­sion in 2017 and car­ried out by a third party con­sultancy, to study the func­tion­ing of the syn­dic­ated.
4 December 2017
Risk Mat­ters: In­sur­ance Sec­tor Up­date (Winter 2017/18)
Shar­ing in­form­a­tion about com­pany valu­ations: the FCA is­sues its first...
On 21 Feb­ru­ary 2019, the Fin­an­cial Con­duct Au­thor­ity (FCA) is­sued its first form­al de­cision us­ing its com­pet­i­tion en­force­ment powers since the FCA be­came a con­cur­rent com­pet­i­tion reg­u­lat­or in 2015, a de­cision which finds that three as­set man­age­ment firms breached.
The FCA finds lim­ited is­sues in its Whole­sale In­sur­ance Brokers Mar­ket...
On 20 Feb­ru­ary 2019, the Fin­an­cial Con­duct Au­thor­ity (FCA) pub­lished its fi­nal re­port clos­ing its mar­ket study in­to the whole­sale in­sur­ance brokers mar­ket, in an un­usu­al step which could largely be re­garded as a suc­cess for brokers giv­en the lim­ited cri­ti­cisms.
European Par­lia­ment backs EU wide frame­work for screen­ing for­eign...
On 14 Feb­ru­ary 2019, the European Par­lia­ment voted to en­dorse the first ever EU-wide tool for screen­ing for­eign dir­ect in­vest­ment (FDI) on the grounds of se­cur­ity and pub­lic or­der. The vote brings the EU one step closer to put­ting in place a frame­work al­low­ing.
European Court of Justice rules in fa­vour of Italy’s Lotto con­ces­sion...
On 19 Decem­ber 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) con­firmed that Italy’s “sole con­ces­sion­aire mod­el” for man­aging the con­ces­sion for its com­pu­ter­ised na­tion­al lot­tery and re­lated fixed-odds nu­mer­ic­al games (the Lotto) and the con­di­tions for its tender.
CMA an­nounces con­sumer en­force­ment ac­tion against pro­viders of an­ti­vir­us...
Yes­ter­day, the Com­pet­i­tion and Mar­kets Au­thor­ity (CMA) an­nounced a con­sumer law in­vest­ig­a­tion in­to the anti-vir­us soft­ware mar­ket. The CMA in­vest­ig­a­tion will con­sider wheth­er busi­ness prac­tices and terms and con­di­tions as­so­ci­ated with the auto­mat­ic re­new­al.
CMA makes re­com­mend­a­tions in re­sponse to "loy­alty pen­alty" su­per-com­plaint...
Yes­ter­day, the Com­pet­i­tion and Mar­kets Au­thor­ity (CMA) re­spon­ded to the su­per-com­plaint sub­mit­ted by Cit­izens Ad­vice earli­er this year that com­pan­ies pen­al­ise ex­ist­ing cus­tom­ers by char­ging them high­er prices than new cus­tom­ers (the so called "loy­alty pen­alty").
EU in­sti­tu­tions reach polit­ic­al agree­ment on new EU frame­work for...
On 20 Novem­ber 2018, ne­go­ti­at­ors for the European Par­lia­ment, the European Com­mis­sion and the Coun­cil reached a polit­ic­al agree­ment on a pro­posed new EU frame­work for screen­ing for­eign dir­ect in­vest­ment (FDI) which will al­low EU Mem­ber States to call for in­vest­ments.