A note aimed at those new to competition law.
Practitioner opinion articles on competition law developments and trends.
Key recent developments
- Consumer Rights Act 2015: private actions in competition law
- BIS consults on review of CAT rules of procedure
- Antitrust damages directive published in Official Journal
- Commission White Paper on making EU merger control more effective
- Commission Communication on past and future of antitrust enforcement under Regulation 1/2003
- Commission adopts new technology transfer block exemption and guidelines
- CMA guidance on Competition Act investigations, cartel prosecutions, concurrency and consumer powers
- CMA publishes vision, values and strategy and performance management framework and consults on annual plan and prioritisation principles
- CMA guidance on mergers, market studies and investigations, penalties, transparency and cost recovery
- Commission approves acquisition of Butagaz by DCC
- Commission approves acquisition of BG Group by Royal Dutch Shell
- Commission opens Phase II investigation into acquisition by Mondi of parts of Walki's industrial packaging division
- Polish Court of Competition and Consumer Protection quashes Competition Authority antitrust decision on procedural grounds
- Liaoning AIC fines local tobacco company for tying
- CMA "60-second summary" guidance on competition law for accountants in practice
- CMA consults on draft guidance on water and sewerage mergers
- Merger clearances
- Ofwat consults on charges scheme rules for 2016-17 and future developments
- CMA to look in detail at undertakings in lieu offered by The Original Bowling Company
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