Focus Antitrust - 6 May 2020
In The News
CMA blocks JD Sports/Footasylum merger
The CMA has blocked the JD Sports/Footasylum merger, confirming its provisional findings that the transaction would lead to a substantial lessening of competition nationally. Click here.
European Commission clears Aurubis' acquisition of Metallo
The European Commission has cleared Aurubis' acquisition of Metallo following an in-depth phase 2 merger investigation. The Commission was satisfied that, as a consequence of the transaction, the merged entity would not be able to impose lower prices for the copper scrap it purchases. Click here.
- The European Commission has approved the proposed creation of a newly established joint venture between Nordic Entertainment Group AB and Telenor. 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.