Focus Antitrust - 21 October 2020
In The News
CMA withdraws penalty notice in JD Sports/Footasylum case
The CMA has withdrawn the penalty notice issued to JD Sports, imposing a fine of £300,000 for not complying with an information request issued in respect of its acquisition of Footasylum. The withdrawal follows JD Sports’ appeal against the issue of the notice. Click here.
CMA issues provisional findings in relation to the YPO/Findel educational resources merger
The CMA has provisionally found that YPO’s anticipated purchase of Findel could raise competition concerns in relation to the supply of educational resources. Click here.
- The European Commission has published a call for contributions on questions about how competition rules and sustainability policies work together. Click here.
- The CMA has provisionally found that the purchase of 3G by TVS raises competition concerns in the supply of commercial vehicle and trailer parts. Click here.
News & Insights
International Data Transfers
The European Data Protection Board has adopted new recommendations on international personal data transfers .
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Emergex Vaccines on $11m fundraising
Emergex is a UK-based biotechnology company and pioneers of developing synthetic ‘set point’ vaccines .