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Getting data privacy and security right is "paramount" to the success of open banking, a regulator has said. 26 Oct 2016
The Scottish Government's plan to introduce a minimum price per unit of alcohol sold (MPU) has been backed by the country's highest court. 25 Oct 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 Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has warned that allowing government ministers to protect certain industries from foreign takeovers would damage the UK's reputation and ability to attract investment. 25 Oct 2016
The EU's highest court has been urged to uphold an appeal brought by the computer processing giant Intel against a €1.06 billion fine it was served for breaching competition rules. 21 Oct 2016
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