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Russell Hoare

Senior Associate

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

Russell regularly advises on merger control, behavioural cases, compliance, market investigations, abuse of dominance, public procurement, State aid and consumer protection law, both at EU and UK level.

He has a strong focus on competition law and regulatory aspects of technology, media & telecoms, and also specialises on competition law aspects of consumer products and real estate. The construction, energy, financial services, life sciences, shipping and manufacturing sectors are other areas where he has extensive experience.  

Russell has gained particularly valuable experience by spending time working in-house at a major international telecommunications network business; and also at a leading consumer goods manufacturer.

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  • 2007 – Post-graduate diploma in competition law - King's College London
  • 2003 – Legal Practice Course – Nottingham Law School
  • 2002 – LLB Law, the University of Sheffield
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European Com­mis­sion in­vest­ig­ates Nike’s tax ar­range­ments un­der State...
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Net­work Shar­ing 3.0
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From 3 Decem­ber 2018, all traders who sell cross-bor­der to cus­tom­ers with­in the EU must com­ply with the EU Geo-Block­ing the Reg­u­la­tion (the "Reg­u­la­tion"). [1] Un­less per­mit­ted by EU or Mem­ber State law, traders are no longer al­lowed to block or lim­it ac­cess.