• The CMA has published an update on its criminal cartel investigation into the supply of galvanised steel tanks for water storage.  Following a pre-trial hearing on 19 May 2015 at Southwark Crown Court, the trial of Clive Dean and Nicholas Stringer is due to begin on 1 June 2015.  Click here.
  • The CMA is inviting comments on whether to open a review into the Northern Ireland PCA Banking Market Investigation Order 2008.  Click here.
  • The CMA has welcomed the Court of Appeal verdict in the private healthcare case (see above).  Click here.
  • The CMA has published an updated issues statement as part of its investigation into the supply of personal current accounts and retail banking services to SMEs.  Click here.
  • The CMA has provisionally found that Reckitt Benckiser’s anticipated acquisition of the K-Y brand could lead to higher prices for personal lubricants.  Click here.
  • The CMA has gained a power to make written recommendations on proposals for legislation.  Click here.
  • Greene King has offered undertakings to address the CMA’s competition concerns in relation to its anticipated acquisition of Spirit Pub Company.  Click here.