The UK Competition Authority proposes changes to the guidance on settlements in antitrust investigations

On 31 August 2021, the CMA launched a public consultation on the settlement chapter of its 'Guidance on the CMA's investigation procedures in Competition Act 1998 cases' (the "Guidance"). The amendments would require that, as a condition of settlement, businesses under investigation will not challenge or appeal the CMA's infringement decision. Key takeawaysUnder the proposed amendments, the CMA would make settlements conditional on businesses under investigation agreeing not to appeal the CMA's infringement decision,

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  • Ashurst (London)
  • Ashurst (London)

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Duncan Liddell, Steven Vaz, The UK Competition Authority proposes changes to the guidance on settlements in antitrust investigations, 31 August 2021, e-Competitions August 2021, Art. N° 103132

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