Focus Antitrust - 04 March 2020
In The News
European Commission approves Assa Abloy's acquisition of Agta Record subject to conditions
The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Agta Record by Assa Abloy subject to conditions. The Commission had concerns that the proposed transaction would have significantly reduced competition in the supply of different types of automatic pedestrian doors in various Member States, including Austria, Czechia, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, the Netherlands, Slovenia and the United Kingdom, and the supply of industrial high-speed doors in France. Click here.
CMA fines suppliers of nortriptyline £3.4 million
The CMA has imposed fines of £3.4 million on suppliers of nortriptyline, a drug used to relieve symptoms of depression. The suppliers have also agreed to make a payment of £1 million directly to the NHS and one of the company’s directors has been disqualified. Click here.
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Focus Antitrust - 6 August 2020
The latest edition of our regular Focus Antitrust update.
The Need for Speed - is Modular Construction the answer?
Speed is essential but careful thought is needed to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past.
Routine Maintenance or Major Repair? The meaning of ‘design life’ obligations
Going forward, parties to construction contracts should note that ‘design life’ may equate to ‘lifetime to first major repair’.