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FOCUS: Retailers, insurers, car manufacturers and the fast-growing software company Uber are among the businesses that should take note of the increased regulatory scrutiny being placed on restrictions of access to data. 26 Sep 2016
Rights to privacy and data protection should be given greater consideration by competition regulators when assessing whether or not to approve proposed mergers between companies, an EU watchdog has said. 26 Sep 2016
On 1 April 2015, UK financial regulators the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) gained new competition law powers, which they can exercise concurrently with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
Anti-competitive agreements are prohibited by European and domestic competition law. This means any anti-competitive provisions in commercial agreements are void and unenforceable which could lead to the entire agreement being unenforceable.
In April 2014 the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and the Competition Commission (CC) were merged into a new body, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which has stronger powers of investigation and takes a more proactive and much tougher approach to...
This is one of a series of guides on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as asset transfers, employment, issues for directors, real estate, pensions, litigation, third party contracts...
This guide was updated in October 2013.
This guide was last updated in August 2011.
The European Commission has fined Austrian recycling firm Altstoff Recycling Austria (ARA) for preventing competitors from accessing the household packaging waste market in Austria. 21 Sep 2016
Manufacturers have been warned that restrictions they place on the online distribution of their products could breach EU competition rules. 15 Sep 2016
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