The UK Government and the EU Commission publish a trade and cooperation act trying to control and provide a framework for regulatory divergence

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement will govern the future relationship of the UK and the EU. This article will examine some key areas to note for Competition law, reviewing important changes to state aid regulation and the Competition and Market Authority’s ("CMA") function. Introduction The UK formally left the EU on 31 December 2020, signalling the end of the ‘Brexit’ transition period. Replacing the transition period arrangements is the Trade and Cooperation Agreement ("TCA"), which will govern the relationship between the UK and the EU going forward. The TCA is unique in that it is trying to control and provide a framework for regulatory divergence, as opposed to promoting convergence and harmonisation between the nations. The overall position on competition law has remained

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Peter Willis, Ariane Le Strat, Chloe Birkett, The UK Government and the EU Commission publish a trade and cooperation act trying to control and provide a framework for regulatory divergence, 31 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 98875

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