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The Scottish minister responsible for leading the country's negotiations over its future place in Europe has called on members of the Scottish parliament (MSPs) to back devolved powers following the UK's withdrawal from the EU. 18 Jul 2017
The UK government has published draft new legislation which is designed to transfer existing EU legislation to the UK statute book and give ongoing recognition to EU case law established before the UK leaves the EU. 13 Jul 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 UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is concerned that the award of a new South Western franchise to FirstGroup and MTR may lead to higher fares or worse service for passengers travelling between London to Exeter. 13 Jul 2017
ANALYSIS: An interesting approach to encouraging competition and controlling prices of pharmaceuticals was recently unveiled in the US. Whilst there may be similar political will to control the cost of pharmaceuticals in Europe, practicalities suggest... 11 Jul 2017
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