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Gun-jumping: The EU General Court calls the shots

The EU General Court has issued the latest judgment in a suite of hard-line anti-gun-jumping cases – effectively confirming the European Commission’s 2018 decision imposing a...

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‘A sign of the fines’ – CMA imposes record fine for breaches of IEO

The CMA has imposed a record fine on an Irish trading software supplier for alleged breaches of a ‘hold separate order’ in relation to the completed purchase of a US rival. This ...

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Competition and consumer policy reforms: power to the CMA

On 20 July 2021, the government launched a consultation containing substantial proposals that could herald the most important reform of the UK competition regime in 25 years and represent...

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Proposed UK competition law reforms – ‘he ain’t heavy, he’s my micro-economic sibling’

In what could herald the most significant changes to the UK competition regime in 25 years, the UK Government has announced a series of proposed reforms to UK competition law...

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‘Sending out an SMS’ – UK proposes powers for regulating digital markets

The UK Government is consulting on proposed powers for the recently launched Digital Markets Unit. This is a significant juncture in the reconfiguration of the post-Brexit regulatory...

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UK National Security and Investment - now is the time to Act

The UK’s much publicised National Security and Investment Bill has now been granted Royal Assent – passing into law an Act which will significantly affect the way investments in ...

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UK’s Digital Markets Unit: referee has been appointed, now is your chance to help write rules of the game

The UK Government has launched the much anticipated Digital Markets Unit (DMU) as a first step towards an “unashamedly pro-competition" regime focused on the position of...

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Collective bargaining for the self-employed – a tough gig?
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On 6 January 2021, the European Commission published an "Inception Impact Assessment" seeking feedback on an initiative aimed at defining EU competition law's scope of...

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UK's Digital Markets Unit and EU's Digital Markets Act: Divergence in the regulation of the largest online platforms?

The United Kingdom and the European Union are set to take bold strides towards the regulation of digital markets in coming months. While both are broadly aligned in their intention to...

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