The UK Government publishes a technical notice on merger control and competition enforcement if there is no Brexit deal

Wondering what competition law in the UK might look like in a post-Brexit 'no deal' scenario? On 13 September 2018, the UK government tried to shine some light on this area by publishing a technical notice on the provisions for merger control and competition enforcement if there is no Brexit deal in March 2019, having published a similar notice in relation to State Aid on 23 August. What you need to know - key takeaways A 'no deal' Brexit scenario is the outcome where the UK leaves the EU on 29 March without any withdrawal agreement or transitional arrangements in place (see our previous article for a description of each of these).Whilst there will be a few tweaks to the UK merger review and antitrust rules, they should remain largely familiar in a 'no deal' scenario. The biggest

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Nigel Parr, Alexi Dimitriou, The UK Government publishes a technical notice on merger control and competition enforcement if there is no Brexit deal, 13 September 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2018, Art. N° 88387

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