Adam Brooks, associate in the oil & gas team and Damien Ryan, a senior associate in our competition and antitrust team, looked at the evolving relationship between environmental sustainability and competition policy as well as recent developments in merger control and foreign investment screening for M&A activity in the energy sector.

This session will covered:

  • Environmental sustainability agreements and competition law in light of new guidance from the Competition and Markets Authority
  • Developing issues in State subsidies to the energy sector and the Oil and Gas Authority Strategy for activities in the UK Continental Shelf
  • The UK Government's new framework for screening foreign investment in energy assets and businesses sensitive to national security