The UK Government gives further powers to the Competition Authority to review mergers in strategically important sectors

The UK government has given the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) further powers to review mergers in strategically important sectors. These steps include making changes to the Enterprise Act 2002 (Enterprise Act) to provide the government with extended powers to scrutinise foreign takeovers to ensure they do not impact upon the UK’s ability to tackle COVID-19 or other related public health emergencies. Initial amendment to the Enterprise Act in 2018 In

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

  • Bird & Bird (London)

Quotation

Peter Willis, The UK Government gives further powers to the Competition Authority to review mergers in strategically important sectors, 21 July 2020, e-Competitions July 2020, Art. N° 96499

Visites 31

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues