Anna Caro and Tim Geer’s blog about the benefits of international cooperation in merger investigations and how this can ultimately help merging firms and enable agencies to better protect UK consumers.
Ann Pope started her career in the Government Economic Service as an assistant economist at BEIS predecessor, the Department of Trade and Industry and has worked her way up to become our Senior Director of Antitrust. We interviewed Ann about her career so far, find out what she had to say.
A recent case in the healthcare sector has prompted the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to remind private hospital groups and the consultants they work with, that involvement in anti-competitive agreements is against the law and carries serious consequences.
Leasehold has long been a feature of home ownership in England and Wales. With a leasehold property you get to live in the home, and the land it is built on for a specified period. This period was often for …
Find out how the CMA has trialled predictive coding on recent investigations and how it could help to streamline future cases.
The CMA today publishes its Annual Report and Accounts 2019 to 2020 which covers the wide range of work we carried out over the past year to make a positive difference for consumers, businesses and the UK economy. The Annual …
Find out more about how the CMA is looking to harness the power of online price monitoring to help detect suspicious online activity and protect customers.
Find out how our remedies enforcement team has been working to make sure businesses comply with the rules and treat their customers fairly.
The CMA and ASA are reminding people to take care when signing up to 'free' trials. Read these top tips to help you avoid unwanted and unexpected charges which could cost a lot of money.
If you suspect a business is engaging in anti-competitive behaviour by colluding with its rivals, you might think it’s not your problem but find out why anti-competitive practices are everyone's concern.
When investigating mergers or specific industries, we look to see if there are any competition problems that could lead to people paying higher prices or not having a good enough range of options to choose from. If we’re concerned people …