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John Markham

Senior Associate

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

John Markham qualified with the firm in 1996 and advises on all aspects of competition law, merger control, procurement law and trade sanctions. He works with clients in all sectors, with a strong focus on the life sciences & healthcare industry.

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  • 1992 – MA, DPhil (Oxon)
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Risk Mat­ters: In­sur­ance Sec­tor Up­date (Spring 2016)
Ir­an Sanc­tions Up­date
US Ac­tions [1] On 13 Oc­to­ber 2017, Pres­id­ent Trump an­nounced he would not cer­ti­fy the Ir­an deal known as the Joint Com­pre­hens­ive Plan of Ac­tion (the “JC­POA”) as re­quired by the Ir­an Nuc­le­ar Agree­ment Re­view Act (IN­ARA, P.
Sanc­tions Up­date – Au­tumn 2015
UK sanc­tions en­force­ment body is­sues con­sulta­tion on im­pos­i­tion of...
On 1 Decem­ber 2016, the Of­fice of Fin­an­cial Sanc­tions Im­ple­ment­a­tion (OF­SI), launched a con­sulta­tion on a draft guid­ance doc­u­ment set­ting out its in­ten­ded ap­proach to is­su­ing mon­et­ary pen­al­ties. OF­SI is the newly cre­ated body with­in HM Treas­ury which is re­spons­ible.
Guide to the EU pub­lic pro­cure­ment rules in the UK
Con­tract award pro­ced­ures for pub­lic sec­tor bod­ies...
CMA im­poses fines of al­most £90 mil­lion for ex­cess­ive pri­cing
On 7 Decem­ber 2016, the Com­pet­i­tion and Mar­kets Au­thor­ity (CMA) an­nounced that it had im­posed a re­cord fine of £84. 2 mil­lion on phar­ma­ceut­ic­al man­u­fac­turer Pf­izer, and a re­lated £5. 2 mil­lion fine on drug dis­trib­ut­or Flynn Pharma, fol­low­ing a find­ing that their.
CMS ad­vises LDC, For­ward Private Equity and the man­age­ment...
CMA is­sues new bid rig­ging guid­ance
On 20 June 2016, the Com­pet­i­tion and Mar­kets Au­thor­ity (‘CMA’) is­sued new guid­ance aimed at pro­cure­ment pro­fes­sion­als on how to de­tect, de­ter and pre­vent bid rig­ging. Guid­ance The open let­ter sup­ple­ments a video guide, an e-learn­ing tool and a short-form guid­ance.
CMS Guide to Mer­ger Con­trol in Europe 2014
New FCA re­view of ac­cess to fin­an­cial ser­vices high­lights prob­lems...
In May 2016, the Fin­an­cial Con­duct Au­thor­ity (“FCA”) pub­lished Ac­cess to Fin­an­cial Ser­vices in the UK, an “Oc­ca­sion­al Pa­per” de­scrib­ing the find­ings of re­search com­mis­sioned by the FCA. Al­though it has no leg­al force, it ana­lyses the is­sue of ac­cess to fin­an­cial.
The An­ti­dote - Spring 2014
Tak­ing a look at "pharm­er­ging" mar­kets and the re­sur­gence...
Ad­voc­ate Gen­er­al gives opin­ion that an ob­lig­a­tion to pay roy­al­ties...
Back­ground Art­icle 101 TFEU Art­icle 101 TFEU pro­hib­its agree­ments and con­cer­ted prac­tices which may af­fect trade between Mem­ber States and which have as their ob­ject or ef­fect the pre­ven­tion, re­stric­tion or dis­tor­tion of com­pet­i­tion with­in the in­tern­al.