Focus Antitrust - 26 September 2019
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Ofcom issues statement of objections to parcel delivery companies
Ofcom has issued a statement of objections to Royal Mail’s ParcelForce division and Despatch Bay in relation to an agreement that neither company would offer parcel delivery services to each other’s business customers. Click here.
CMA proposing to refer JD Sports/Footasylum merger
The CMA is proposing to refer the completed acquisition by JD Sports Fashion plc of Footasylum plc for a detailed investigation unless the parties offer acceptable undertakings. Click here.
Suppliers of antidepressant nortriptyline admit to infringing competition law
Two suppliers of the antidepressant drug, nortriptyline, have admitted to infringing competition law by exchanging commercially sensitive information about prices, volumes and entry plans. Click here.
- The CMA has fined PayPal £250,000 for failures to comply with the requirements of an initial enforcement order issued by the CMA in relation to its acquisition of iZettle. Click here.
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