Focus Antitrust - 29 April 2020
In The News
CMA clears merger between Just Eat and Takeaway.com
The CMA has cleared the merger between Just Eat and Takeaway.com, having concluded that there is not a material likelihood that Takeaway.com would have re-entered the UK in the future, had the merger not gone ahead. Click here.
CMA publishes update on COVID-19 Taskforce
The CMA has published an update from its COVID-19 Taskforce, set up to monitor and respond to consumer and competition problems arising from the pandemic. Click here.
European Commission consults on commitments offered by Broadcom in relation to abuse of dominance investigation in TV set-top box and modem chipset markets
The European Commission is consulting on commitments offered by Broadcom in relation to the Commission’s investigation into abuse of dominance by Broadcom in certain TV set-top box and modem chipset markets. Click here.
- The European Commission has approved the proposed merger between the global pharmaceutical company Mylan and Upjohn, a business division of Pfizer, which operates Pfizer's off-patent branded and generic established medicines. The decision is conditional on the divestment of Mylan's business for certain generic medicines. Click here.
- The CMA has cleared the proposed merger between The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Click here.
News & Insights
Cladding/EWS1 Forms – What’s it all about?
It is good news that the housing market can continue to operate, with appropriate safeguards, throughout this third national lockdown.
‘Subject to contract’ – The effect of these words in settlement negotiations
The importance of the ‘subject to contract’ label during settlement negotiations and communications.
FCA publishes listing rule on enhanced climate-related disclosures and clarifies existing obligations
Premium listed commercial companies should start addressing what they need to do to make the required disclosures in sufficient detail.