Clients around the world seek out Armstrong Teasdale’s Antitrust and Trade Practices lawyers to counsel and protect them in matters involving global antitrust and competition issues. In today’s fast-paced business environment, we provide proactive and practical counsel to help our clients achieve their goals while managing risks and maintaining compliance.
Armstrong Teasdale's lawyers provide commercially focused, competition and regulatory advice and support to the firm’s clients ranging from antitrust compliance programs and training to cartel and competition law investigations, as well as merger control filings.
Our lawyers advise both public and private companies and have significant experience with premerger filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, the EU Merger Regulation and the U.K. Enterprise Act.
We work closely with the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice in the U.S., the EU Commission and the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority, as well as other government agencies as appropriate on each individual transaction to address and resolve issues.
In addition, our lawyers provide counsel on issues that impact business planning, statutory and regulatory compliance, international trade and sanctions, and the formation and management of business relationships with suppliers, customers, industry associations and competitors.
Through our European offices as well as through our prestigious membership in Lex Mundi, a network of international law firms, we are able to provide seamless advice to clients on global trade and competition laws.
We counsel our clients on a wide variety of matters, including:
- Antitrust and competition investigations
- Market conduct and dominance
- Compliance audits, internal investigations and training
- U.S. and international merger control, including acquisitions and divestitures
- Antitrust and competition litigation
- International trade and sanctions
- EU product safety and environmental directives
- Distribution, ecommerce, supply and licensing relationships
- Marketing and advertising activities
- Membership and participation in trade associations
- Pricing arrangements and restrictions
- Sectoral Regulation (utilities, communications and transport)
- Public procurement
- Unfair and deceptive trade practices