In recent years, we’ve fined a total of £67m across 5 competition law cases in the construction industry. Read this blog on why it’s important to comply with the law.
Competition Act 1998 and cartels
Find out how the CMA has trialled predictive coding on recent investigations and how it could help to streamline future cases.
We provide insight into how we investigate cartels including the processes involved.
This blog explains what happens when you report a business cartel to us and the processes we have in place to help protect those who 'blow the whistle' on them.
If a company’s staff exchange competitively-sensitive, confidential information – even at just one meeting – that risks a breach of competition law. Learn more about what you can do if approached to join a cartel or to get involved in anti-competitive arrangements.
2018 has been another busy and exciting year for us at the CMA, and I’ve been reflecting on all our achievements over the past 12 months.
According to the CMA’s latest research with UK businesses, understanding of competition law is still low, with the majority of businesses still not understanding competition law well.
If you feel you might have witnessed an illegal business cartel, do the right thing and help us stop cartels by reporting them to us on our 'Cheating or Competing?' website. Protecting customers and ensuring businesses don’t collude to distort …
I am the Senior Director for Antitrust Enforcement at the CMA. Together with Howard Cartlidge (Senior Director of Cartels and Criminal Enforcement), I head up the delivery of the CMA’s Competition Act 1998 portfolio. I want to highlight the great …
The CMA has published its latest annual report on the concurrency regime. In a nutshell, concurrency refers to the fact that both the CMA and sector regulators (such as the regulators in the communications, energy, water, aviation, rail, healthcare, financial …