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The UK's electricity system operator will become an independent entity, based within the wider National Grid group, the energy market regulator has announced. 13 Jan 2017
Five furniture manufacturers have been fined a total of €4.43 million by Germany's main competition authority over their manipulation of resale prices for their goods charged by retailers. 12 Jan 2017
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.
EU policy makers are considering introducing a new licensing regime for anonymised "machine-generated data". 12 Jan 2017
UPDATED: MasterCard's plans to acquire a majority stake in payment infrastructure services supplier VocaLink would cause "competition concerns", the UK's lead competition authority has said. 04 Jan 2017
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