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Bringing the CMA’s Merger Assessment Guidelines up to date

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The CMA needs to evolve and adapt its approach to the assessment of mergers in digital and other new markets to ensure that it is delivering on its duties to promote competition for the benefit of UK consumers. Whilst this is an ongoing process, the revised guidelines give the us the opportunity to set out in writing the current approach to the assessment of mergers.

We've published our annual concurrency report

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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 …