On 1 April 2015, the FCA obtained new competition powers, thereby joining other global regulators that also have competition powers. Set out below are thoughts from Allen & Overy’s market leading investigations and anti-trust teams on competition issues in financial services investigations.

Are you ready? Dawn raids and dealing with inspectors at the door

Joanna Hughes

Dawn raids by regulators have always existed. However, there is now potential for them to become more common. More regulators have dawn raid powers and there are more legal bases for their use. We have seen increased interest recently from clients in dawn raids; asking for copies of our Dawn Raid Manual and bespoke training. Read More

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