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CMA accepts director disqualification undertakings in design, construction and fit-out services cartel case
The CMA has accepted director disqualification undertakings in the design, construction and fit-out services cartel case. The undertakings follow the CMA's findings that a number of companies infringed Chapter I of the Competition Act 1998 by engaging in a form of collusive tendering. Click here.
European Commission opens phase 2 investigation into Telia Company's proposed acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting
The European Commission has opened an in-depth phase 2 merger investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting by Telia Company. The Commission is concerned that the merged entity may be able to exclude competitors from the audio-visual sector in Finland and Sweden. Click here.
European Commission fines AB InBev €200 million for abusing dominance by restricting cross-border sales of beer
The European Commission has fined AB InBev €200 million for abusing its dominant position on the Belgian beer market by hindering cheaper imports of its Jupiler beer from the Netherlands into Belgium. Click here.
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- The European Commission has opened an investigation into Insurance Ireland to assess whether the conditions of access to its Insurance Link data pooling system may restrict competition. Click here.
- The CMA is proposing to refer the anticipated acquisition by Send For Help Limited of SoloProtect Limited and SoloProtect US LLC for a detailed phase 2 merger investigation, unless the parties offer suitable undertakings in lieu of a reference. Click here.
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