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Focus Antitrust - 01 July 2020

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CMA issues fines of £1.2m to private hospital group and 7 consultant ophthalmologists for price fixing

The CMA has issued fines of £1.2m to a private hospital group and 7 consultant ophthalmologists for price fixing. Click here.

CMA proposing to refer Taboola/Outbrain digital advertising merger

The CMA is proposing to refer Taboola’s purchase of Outbrain for a detailed phase 2 merger investigation, unless the parties offer suitable remedies. The CMA considers that the merger raises competition concerns in the supply of content recommendation, a type of digital advertising. Click here.

CMA issues further fines for resale price maintenance in musical instruments sector

The CMA has issued further fines as part of its investigations into resale price maintenance in the musical instruments sector, including the first time the CMA has taken enforcement action against a retailer in a resale price maintenance case. Click here.

EU

European Commission
  • The European Commission has published a public consultation on its Market Definition Notice. The responses will contribute to the Commission's evaluation of the Notice to assess whether it requires updating. Click here.

UK

CMA
  • The CMA has referred the completed acquisition by PUG LLC (viagogo) of the StubHub business of eBay Inc. for an in depth phase 2 merger investigation. Click here.
  • The CMA is proposing to refer the proposed purchase by Stryker Corporation of Wright Medical Group N.V., unless the parties offer suitable undertakings in lieu of a reference. The CMA is concerned that the merger could lead to a reduction of competition in the supply of total ankle replacement prosthetics. Click here.

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