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CMA accepts NHBC undertakings on structural warranties

CMA accepts NHBC undertakings on structural warranties

The CMA has accepted new undertakings from the NHBC on structural warranties, an insurance that protects against potential defects in new buildings.

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CMA launches consultation on 2018/19 annual plan

CMA launches consultation on 2018/19 annual plan

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is seeking views on its priorities for the coming year.

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New information note issued on cartel leniency applications

New information note issued on cartel leniency applications

The CMA has published an information note on arrangements regarding leniency applications from cartel informants in the regulated sectors.

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In depth investigation into Electro Rent / Microlease merger

In depth investigation into Electro Rent / Microlease merger

The CMA has today begun an in-depth, phase 2, investigation into Electro Rent’s acquisition of Microlease.

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Rule changes to promote competition in structural warranties market

Rule changes to promote competition in structural warranties market

The CMA plans to change rules relating to structural warranties, a type of insurance that protects against potential defects in new buildings.

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CMA reviews Rough gas storage facility undertakings

CMA reviews Rough gas storage facility undertakings

The CMA will review the requirements placed on the North Sea gas storage facility, following a request by the operators.

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CMA accepts Origin’s remedy proposal

CMA accepts Origin’s remedy proposal

The CMA has accepted Origin’s proposal to maintain competition in fertiliser supply in Scotland, following its merger with Bunn.

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CMA clears UK meat processing merger

CMA clears UK meat processing merger

The CMA has cleared the merger of Dawn Meats’ and Dunbia’s UK businesses, following an investigation.

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Bristol buses released from undertakings by CMA

Bristol buses released from undertakings by CMA

The CMA is to remove long-standing undertakings covering tendered bus services in the Greater Bristol area.

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CMA proposes amending old NHBC undertakings

CMA proposes amending old NHBC undertakings

The CMA proposes amending old NHBC undertakings in order to protect growing competition in the market for new home warranties.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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CMA sets out priorities for year ahead

CMA sets out priorities for year ahead

The CMA has published its 2017/18 annual plan, aimed at ensuring UK consumers get a better deal and are treated fairly.

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CMA consults on changes to merger process

CMA consults on changes to merger process

The CMA is consulting on changes to 2 aspects of its merger investigation process.

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CMA to review NHBC undertakings

CMA to review NHBC undertakings

The CMA is to review long-standing undertakings relating to the National House-Building Council.

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CMA consults on provisional advice to release BAES undertakings

CMA consults on provisional advice to release BAES undertakings

The CMA provisionally considers that BAES should be released from long-standing competition requirements as they are no longer appropriate.

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CMA invites views on Manchester hospital trusts merger

CMA invites views on Manchester hospital trusts merger

The CMA is inviting views on the anticipated merger between 2 hospital trusts in central Manchester.

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CMA investigates Heineken/Punch Taverns pubs acquisition

CMA investigates Heineken/Punch Taverns pubs acquisition

The CMA has opened an investigation into Heineken’s proposed acquisition of part of the Punch Taverns pubs portfolio.

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CMA updates register of advisory and warning letters

CMA updates register of advisory and warning letters

The CMA has updated its register of competition law advisory and warning letters with details for 2016.

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Manchester hospital trusts request fast track merger reference

Manchester hospital trusts request fast track merger reference

The CMA has opened a phase 1 investigation into the anticipated merger between 2 hospital trusts in central Manchester.

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CMA welcomes new Project Director

CMA welcomes new Project Director

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today announced the appointment of Alison Gold as a Project Director.

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CMA reviews FirstGroup bus undertakings in Bristol

CMA reviews FirstGroup bus undertakings in Bristol

The CMA is to review long-standing undertakings covering FirstGroup and local authority tendered bus services in the Greater Bristol area.

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CMA updates competition law risk short guide

CMA updates competition law risk short guide

An updated risk guide for senior managers, directors and their advisers on how to avoid breaking competition law.

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BMW changes policy on car comparison sites following CMA action

BMW changes policy on car comparison sites following CMA action

The CMA will not investigate claims that BMW UK restricted its dealers’ use of new car sites, after BMW UK decided to change its policy.

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CMA accepts remedies in convenience store merger

CMA accepts remedies in convenience store merger

The CMA has accepted Co-op’s proposals to remedy competition concerns over its purchase of a My Local store in Widnes, Cheshire.

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CMA looks to help companies with disclosure process

CMA looks to help companies with disclosure process

The CMA has published a summary of an expert roundtable discussion along with templates to assist businesses with CMA disclosure processes.

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CMA to consider Mastercard/VocaLink remedies

CMA to consider Mastercard/VocaLink remedies

The CMA is to consider whether undertakings offered by Mastercard and VocaLink remove the need to carry out an in-depth merger investigation.

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CMA announces senior appointments

CMA announces senior appointments

The CMA has today announced the appointment of 3 new Project Directors.

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