The CMA has issued a consultation on the proposed undertakings in lieu of a reference for Reed Elsevier’s acquisition of Jordan Publishing. Click here.

The CMA has announced that BCA’s acquisition of SMA will be referred for a phase 2 merger investigation unless BCA offers undertakings in lieu to resolve competition concerns in relation to car auction services in Newcastle. Click here.

The CMA has launched a suite of materials aimed at helping small businesses understand the do’s and don’ts of competition law. Click here.

The CMA has announced that Regus’ acquisition of Avanta will be referred for a phase 2 merger investigation unless Regus offers undertakings in lieu to resolve competition concerns in relation to the provision of serviced offices in local areas within central London and Reading. Click here.

The CMA has published provisional decisions on whether to remove or retain remedies resulting from 27 past merger investigations. The CMA has also issued its final decisions in relation to a further 12 merger remedies. Click here.

The CMA is launching a review of undertakings given by the Performing Right Society (PRS). The undertakings were given by the PRS in 1997 following a Monopolies and Mergers Commission investigation. Click here.