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The European Commission breached Apple's fundamental rights in its demand that Ireland recover €13 billion in taxes from the company, Apple has said in pleas lodged in appeal against the decision. 21 Feb 2017
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened an investigation into Heineken's proposed £403 million purchase of part of Punch Tavern's portfolio of pubs. 17 Feb 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.
The European Commission has sent letters of formal notice to member states that failed to fully transpose a law on cartel damages by the deadline of 27 December 2016. 16 Feb 2017
The European Commission has fined three companies a total of €68 million for fixing prices when buying scrap car batteries. 13 Feb 2017
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