Daniel Schwarz advises on all areas of competition law including mergers and acquisitions, cartels, abuses of market power, market investigations, and subsidies, as well as FDI reviews.
Daniel is also a Legal Fellow at Cambridge University's Centre for Finance, Technology & Regulation. His research addresses the application of competition policy to FinTech from legal and economic perspectives. He has delivered lectures at Oxford University, HM Treasury, the OECD, the Centre for Competition Policy and the Bank of Spain. He has had articles published on topics including financial services, insurance, merger control and free trade agreements. He is a winner of the Highly Commended prize in the Law Society Competition Section’s Horsfall-Turner essay competition.
He previously worked as a Counsel at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, advising on international finance, trade and competition law. He was an author of a leading IMF report on Rising Corporate Market Power which was launched with Senator Amy Klobuchar and Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. He was previously seconded from Clifford Chance to the Strategy & Competition Division at the Financial Conduct Authority. He holds degrees in economics from the University of Warwick and law from the University of Nottingham.