Tuesday, 21 May 2013
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading today announced four new director appointments.
Monday, 22 April 2013
The UK’s Competition Commission has cleared the completed merger between consumer goods wholesalers Booker Group and Makro.
Friday, 19 April 2013
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading is the latest antitrust enforcer to challenge pay-for-delay patent settlements between branded and generic drug makers, issuing an abuse of dominance complaint against GlaxoSmithKline for entering into deals the agency says stifled competition for a prominent anti-depressant.
Thursday, 4 April 2013
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading has referred the merger of two of the three kaolin suppliers operating in the country to the Competition Commission.
Monday, 25 March 2013
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading has referred the completed acquisition by AEG Facilities of the contract to manage indoor entertainment venue Wembley Arena to the Competition Commission.
Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Following the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal’s ruling last year, the Office of Fair Trading today announced that Tesco has ended its appeal in the dairy cartel probe.
Thursday, 20 December 2012
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has dismissed most of the Office of Fair Trading’s (OFT) findings against Tesco in the authority’s dairy cartel decision, but delayed a decision on whether the company’s £10 million fine should be reduced.
Monday, 17 December 2012
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading says that contradictory documents and other evidence have undermined its statement of objections against airlines Cathay Pacific and Virgin Atlantic and forced the agency to shut the investigation down.
Monday, 19 November 2012
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has appointed four new directors and created a new post to bolster the authority’s enforcement division.
Thursday, 15 November 2012
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has appointed Sonya Branch as an executive director, filling the role vacated by Clive Maxwell when he was appointed chief executive.
Friday, 26 October 2012
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading has approved Boparan Holdings’ acquisition of two food companies, subject to divestments.
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced new decision-making processes and procedural changes regarding its competition investigations in an attempt to increase transparency and engage more with parties.
Friday, 12 October 2012
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has referred a completed merger in the radio industry for further review by the Competition Commission (CC).
Thursday, 11 October 2012
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has opened a further consultation over its leniency policy with regard to the introduction of legal professional privilege waivers (LPP).
Monday, 10 September 2012
Clive Maxwell, chief executive of the UK’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT), today said businesses and lawyers should not take the authority’s Phase I clearance of mergers for granted.