Law: Enterprise Act 2002 (UK)

FCA rejects calls to refer data market study to CMA

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has provisionally opted not to refer three data markets to the country’s antitrust enforcer for further investigation, saying it could lobby the Treasury for increased powers if it hits its jurisdictional limits.

31 August 2023

UK tribunal rejects CMA bid to challenge market investigation block

The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has found “no compelling reason” to let the national antitrust enforcer appeal against its decision to quash a market investigation into Apple’s and Google’s dominance in the mobile browser and cloud gaming sectors.

03 May 2023

UK regulator may suggest CMA cloud sector probe into Amazon, Microsoft and Google

The UK’s Office of Communication has signalled an intent to refer its cloud services study to the country’s competition authority to conduct a more in-depth probe that could result in price caps on data transfers and interoperability requirements.

05 April 2023

United Kingdom: Foreign direct investment regulations

Featured in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide - Second Edition

Until early 2022 there was no dedicated regime for reviewing acquisitions by foreign purchasers in the United Kingdom on national security grounds, but a new regime under the National Security and Investment Act 2021 aims to change this.

06 December 2022

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