• The CMA has closed its investigation into an alleged abuse of dominance in the pharmaceutical sector on the grounds of administrative priority.  The investigation concerned discounts and rebates granted by a dominant company and the CMA has sent a warning letter to the party to the investigation identifying potential concerns that may arise in this context.  The party has not been identified.  Click here.
  • The CMA has published an update on its investigation into suspected breaches of competition law in the hotel online booking sector. The CMA has noted the announcement by Booking.com BV that from 1 July 2015 it will abandon its price, availability and booking conditions parity provisions with respect to other online travel agencies in its terms with all accommodation partners across Europe, including in the UK. The update states that this is a significant development, which the CMA is considering closely.  Click here.
  • The CMA is considering undertakings offered by Müller to address competition concerns in relation to its acquisition of Dairy Crest’s dairy operations.  Click here.