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CMA issues provisional decision in relation to drug firm’s pricing

CMA issues provisional decision in relation to drug firm’s pricing

The CMA has today issued a statement of objections to the pharmaceutical company Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited (MSD).

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Car parts merger referred for in depth investigation

Car parts merger referred for in depth investigation

Euro Car Parts’ acquisition of another car parts supplier, Andrew Page, has been referred for an in-depth merger investigation.

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Gyms merger has chance to avoid in depth investigation

Gyms merger has chance to avoid in depth investigation

David Lloyd must resolve concerns in Brighton and Brentwood to avoid further investigation of its purchase of 16 Virgin Active gyms.

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Just Eat/Hungryhouse merger referred for in depth investigation

Just Eat/Hungryhouse merger referred for in depth investigation

Just Eat’s acquisition of Hungryhouse has been referred for an in-depth merger investigation.

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Vehicle data platform merger faces in depth investigation

Vehicle data platform merger faces in depth investigation

Solera’s acquisition of Autodata faces an in-depth merger probe, unless it offers acceptable ways of addressing competition concerns.

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ATM merger referred for full investigation

ATM merger referred for full investigation

Cardtronics’ purchase of rival ATM provider DCP is being referred for an in-depth investigation, after the CMA found competition concerns.

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Car parts merger faces in depth investigation

Car parts merger faces in depth investigation

Euro Car Parts’ buyout of Andrew Page faces an in-depth merger probe, unless it offers acceptable ways of addressing competition concerns.

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Just Eat/Hungryhouse merger faces in depth investigation

Just Eat/Hungryhouse merger faces in depth investigation

Just Eat’s acquisition of Hungryhouse faces an in-depth merger investigation - unless the company can address competition concerns.

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Pagers merger may face in depth investigation

Pagers merger may face in depth investigation

Capita and Vodafone face an in-depth merger investigation, unless the companies offer acceptable ways of addressing competition concerns.

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CMA refers Cygnet/Cambian merger for in depth investigation

CMA refers Cygnet/Cambian merger for in depth investigation

Cygnet’s merger with the Cambian adult services division of Cambian Group plc has been referred for an in-depth investigation.

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ATM merger faces in depth investigation

ATM merger faces in depth investigation

Cardtronics’ purchase of rival ATM provider DCP faces a phase 2 merger investigation - unless the company can address competition concerns.

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CMA announces new Northern Ireland representative

CMA announces new Northern Ireland representative

Robert Stewart has been appointed as the CMA’s new representative in Northern Ireland and will take up his position from 1 May.

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SU and international partners endorse new guidelines on duty of care

SU and international partners endorse new guidelines on duty of care

New guidelines develop understanding duty of care obligations in multilateral setting in fragile and conflict affected states

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Tracking the status and events of a trade mark

Tracking the status and events of a trade mark

As part of our ongoing work to improve our digital services, we are making changes to the current trade mark eAlerts service.

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CMA provisional decision on ICE/Trayport agreement

CMA provisional decision on ICE/Trayport agreement

The CMA has published the provisional findings in its remittal investigation looking at a new commercial agreement between ICE and Trayport.

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Lord Robert Smith named new chairman of the British Business Bank

Lord Robert Smith named new chairman of the British Business Bank

Business Minister announces the appointment of new British Business Bank Chair

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Non Executive director appointment to the Health and Safety Executive

Non Executive director appointment to the Health and Safety Executive

Martin Esom has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Non Executive director appointment to the Health and Safety Executive

Non Executive director appointment to the Health and Safety Executive

Martin Esom has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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UK to be main delivery partner of Lima 2019 Pan American Games

UK to be main delivery partner of Lima 2019 Pan American Games

New arrangement signed by Greg Hands will open up major contracts to UK businesses and offer sporting expertise from London 2012

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CMA accepts Manchester cinemas sale

CMA accepts Manchester cinemas sale

The CMA has today accepted AMC’s offer to sell the Odeon Printworks cinema in Manchester to Vue in order to maintain choice for customers.

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Encouraging cycling and walking: apply for business funding

Encouraging cycling and walking: apply for business funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £470,000 for innovative proposals to encourage people to make more journeys by bike or on foot.

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£15 million investment in new technologies of the future

£15 million investment in new technologies of the future

UK businesses win funding for projects that will develop products, processes and services with the potential to disrupt commercial markets.

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Tech of tomorrow offers more convenient, carbon friendly living

Tech of tomorrow offers more convenient, carbon friendly living

First-of-a-kind technology with the potential to come to market quickly is being trialled across the UK to improve the lives of citizens.

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Refreshed and updated guidance

Refreshed and updated guidance

We've completed the refresh of our guidance.

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Imran Gulamhuseinwala appointed Open Banking Implementation Trustee

Imran Gulamhuseinwala appointed Open Banking Implementation Trustee

Imran Gulamhuseinwala has been appointed as the new Implementation Trustee for the CMA’s Open Banking remedies.

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Women in Business event at the British Ambassador's residence

Women in Business event at the British Ambassador's residence

The British Ambassador Mr Jon Wilks hosted Women in Business Afternoon Tea to celebrate the contribution of Omani women to Oman development

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Accelerating innovation with public and private investment: apply

Accelerating innovation with public and private investment: apply

As a UK business you can apply for a share of £8.5 million in grants and venture capital investment for early stage feasibility projects.

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Shanghai UK collaboration on industry challenges: apply for funds

Shanghai UK collaboration on industry challenges: apply for funds

UK businesses can apply for a share of £5 million to work with partners in Shanghai on industrial challenges and opportunities.

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Millions to be saved across future government contracts

Millions to be saved across future government contracts

GLD’s commercial lawyers will help DWP save millions over the next decade with revised estate plan and improved property contracts

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Aviva deal boosts investment for UK breathalyser diagnosis firm

Aviva deal boosts investment for UK breathalyser diagnosis firm

Innovate UK-funded Owlstone Medical secures venture capital for breath biopsy tool that offers early diagnosis of cancer and other diseases.

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DPRTE 2017: the best and busiest yet for DIT DSO

DPRTE 2017: the best and busiest yet for DIT DSO

DIT DSO provides help and support to UK defence and security exporters at 2017 DPRTE.

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CMA accepts Mastercard/VocaLink undertakings

CMA accepts Mastercard/VocaLink undertakings

The CMA has today accepted undertakings offered by Mastercard to address competition concerns arising from its purchase of VocaLink.

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Accounts filing options for small companies

Accounts filing options for small companies

Changes to UK company law removed the option for small companies to file abbreviated accounts for accounting periods starting on or after 1 January 2016.

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Industrial innovation in Jiangsu and the UK: apply for funding

Industrial innovation in Jiangsu and the UK: apply for funding

Up to £5 million is available for UK businesses to work with partners in Jiangsu province on industrial challenges and opportunities.

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SME wins first campaign through Campaign Solutions framework

SME wins first campaign through Campaign Solutions framework

London-based SME 23red are developing a major marketing campaign through a new Crown Commercial Service framework.

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CMA determination published in telecoms appeals

CMA determination published in telecoms appeals

The CMA’s determination following appeals by TalkTalk and CityFibre over leased line charges has been published by the CAT.

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Modernised insolvency rules introduced

Modernised insolvency rules introduced

New rules which guide insolvency practice have come into force.

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New type of limited partnership

New type of limited partnership

The Legislative Reform (Private Fund Limited Partnerships) Order 2017 came into force 6 April 2017.

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Control systems for wave energy generation: apply for funding

Control systems for wave energy generation: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for up to £47,000 to develop advanced control systems for cost-effective wave energy generation technology.

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DIT roundtable boosts UK business opportunities in Pakistan

DIT roundtable boosts UK business opportunities in Pakistan

International Trade Minister Greg Hands hosted a trade roundtable to help UK business secure contracts for Chinese investment in Pakistan.

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A connected and autonomous vehicle ecosystem: apply for funding

A connected and autonomous vehicle ecosystem: apply for funding

Up to £55 million is available to develop test bed infrastructure that will improve and create world-leading capabilities in the UK.

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CMA appoints Senior Director for Case Decision Groups

CMA appoints Senior Director for Case Decision Groups

The CMA has appointed Professor Philip Marsden as Senior Director for Case Decision Groups (CDGs).

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Entia: hand held blood testing lab for cancer care patients

Entia: hand held blood testing lab for cancer care patients

Monitoring technology takes just a finger prick to carry out a blood test count that helps chemotherapy patients to manage their treatment.

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Clinical decision support in emergency care: apply for funding

Clinical decision support in emergency care: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of £55,000 to develop data analytics projects that help improve patient care in emergency departments.

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Pre payment meter price cap comes into effect to protect millions of consumers

Pre payment meter price cap comes into effect to protect millions of consumers

Today the CMA’s price cap on pre-payment meters has come into force to the benefit of around 4 million households.

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