The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal upholds the Competition Authority’s suspension of a merger between a social media company and an online graphics database company pending an ongoing investigation (Facebook / Giphy)

CMA welcomes Tribunal judgment in Facebook and Giphy case* The CMA welcomes today’s Competition Appeal Tribunal judgment which dismissed all of Facebook’s grounds of appeal. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is currently investigating Facebook’s purchase of Giphy, which completed on 15 May 2020. On 9 June, the CMA imposed an initial enforcement order (IEO) on both

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