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14.07.17 | Ofcom decides not to impose changes to triple-play switching process

In July 2016, Ofcom proposed changing the switching process for consumers switching landline, broadband and/or pay TV services between the...

10.07.17 | Dutch ACM closes investigation into FOX Sports Netherlands media rights

Dutch competition authority ACM has closed its investigation into Fox’s new contract terms with pay TV distributors for the supply...

29.06.17 | Commitments accepted in online auction platforms antitrust investigation

The CMA has accepted final commitments from ATG Media to address competition concerns relating to whether ATG abused a dominant...

12.05.17 | EC approves merger of chemical producers Reichhold and Polynt

The European Commission has conditionally approved the merger of Reichhold and Polynt, which both produce unsaturated polyester resin. In order...

7.04.17 | European Commission approves 21CF/Sky transaction unconditionally

The European Commission today approved unconditionally the merger of 21st Century Fox and Sky. The transaction did not raise horizontal...

8.03.17 | UK Competition Appeals Tribunal upholds CMA decision to prohibit ICE/TRAYPORT

The CAT upheld yesterday the CMA’s decision to prohibit ICE’s acquisition of the energy and commodities trading platform Trayport. The...

8.03.17 | General Court annuls the EC’s decision to prohibit UPS’ proposed acquisition of TNT

The General Court annulled yesterday the European Commission’s decision in 2013 to prohibit UPS' proposed acquisition of TNT.  The judgment...

25.01.17 | Abbott/Alere cleared by EC, subject to conditions

The European Commission has approved Abbott’s acquisition of Alere in Phase I, subject to divestments in point-of-care testing of blood...

9.01.17 | European Competition: A Year in Review

A happy 2017 from the CRA Team! Below are some of our highlights for 2016…  We have advised on several...

21.12.16 | Ofcom/Sky win at the CAT against BT’s appeal regarding wholesale price controls

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has rejected BT’s appeal against Ofcom’s 2015 decision to remove the “Wholesale Must-offer Obligation” (WMO),...

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