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Submitted: 06 June 2019
Retrospective analysis of past merger decisions in the digital space calls for allowing “more uncertainty”; CMA chief says an evolution, not a revolution, is required in CMA practices
Submitted: 29 April 2019
On Thursday 25 April the Government published two ordinances in the Official Journal pursuant to the law of 30 October 2018 on the balance of trade relations in the agricultural and food sector and healthy, sustainable and accessible food for all (Egalim law).
Le gouvernement a publié au Journal officiel, ce jeudi 25 avril, deux ordonnances en application de la loi du 30 octobre 2018 pour l’équilibre des relations commerciales dans le secteur agricole et alimentaire et une alimentation saine, durable et accessible à tous (« loi Egalim »).
Submitted: 26 April 2019
In its final report published on 25 April 2019, the CMA has blocked the Sainsbury’s-Asda merger, finding it would lead to increased prices in stores, online, and at petrol stations across the UK.
Submitted: 05 April 2019
European Commission’s competition policy report focuses on platforms, data and dominance.
Submitted: 15 February 2019
An overview of the Competition Amendment Act (Amendment Act) that was signed into law on 13 February 2019 by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Submitted: 20 December 2018
The German Government announced that foreign investments by acquiring 10% or more of the voting rights in companies operating in the defence sector and operating a critical infrastructure will be reviewed.
Submitted: 03 December 2018
November was an eventful month for FinTech companies in the UK. Two mergers between two market giants and their start-up counterparts have been referred for investigation to the UK’s competition regulator.
Submitted: 09 August 2018
The German Government announced plans to overhaul its rules on foreign investment and to lower the threshold for a review.
Submitted: 06 August 2018
A high-level overview of the key proposals by the Department for Business Energy and Industry Strategy (BEIS) in its White Paper to change the UK public intervention regime for national security mergers.
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