The UK CMA publishes guidance on how Brexit will affect the CMA’s powers and processes for antitrust enforcement and merger control during the transition period

THE PRACTICAL ANTITRUST IMPLICATIONS OF TOMORROW: BREXIT DAY* As you are aware, the UK will be leaving the EU this Friday 31 January (Exit Day). The CMA has published guidance on how Brexit affects the CMA’s powers and processes for antitrust enforcement and merger control during the Transition Period, towards the end of that period, and after it ends. The guidance also explains the treatment of ‘live’ cases, which are those cases that are being reviewed by the European Commission or the CMA during and at the end of the transition period. The Transition Period will run from 11pm UK time 31 Jan until 11pm UK time 31 December 2020. The CMA had previously published its “no deal” guidance and a number of statutory instruments. Since there is now a ratified Withdrawal Agreement, and a

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Farin Harrison, The UK CMA publishes guidance on how Brexit will affect the CMA’s powers and processes for antitrust enforcement and merger control during the transition period, 28 January 2020, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2020, Art. N° 93219

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