‘Grey goods’ are goods that are genuine in that they have been manufactured by, or on behalf of, an official brand owner. However, the goods have not been authorised by the brand owner for sale. The market for these goods is known as...
We have a team of expert serious fraud lawyers experienced in dealing with cases involving cartel and illegal price fixing allegations. The Enterprise Act 2002 created criminal offences relating to illegal price fixing and anti-competitive agreements. It made operating a cartel a criminal offence.
Cartel offences cover a wide range of practices including:
- Bid-rigging agreements
- Carving up markets between parties
- Limiting or preventing the supply of a product amongst others
The nature of this work means often work spans international boundaries and becomes multi-jurisdictional. An understanding of this is paramount to defending these actions. At Stephensons we have the advantage of being a very broad based firm and can draw on the skills of solicitors from different legal specialisms to put together the appropriate team for your case. In matters of this nature the assistance of the civil litigation, commercial departments are invaluable. For advice call us on 0203 816 1098 or complete our online enquiry form.