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OFT issues call for evidence in UK motor insurance industry

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 7 2011

The OFT has requested evidence that relates to the UK private motor insurance industry to assess in more detail recent reports of rising UK private motor insurance premiums, the reasons behind any increase (reported to be up to 40 per cent for annual comprehensive insurance) and consider whether further work may be necessary to improve the way the market works

Market investigations

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 10 2011

The CC has provisionally found that some features of the local bus market have an adverse effect on competition

Antitrust

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 10 2011

The Commission has opened two investigations relating to possible breaches of Articles 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (the TFEU) in the credit default swaps (CDS) market

OFT publishes initial scoping report for study on rail value for money

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 30 2010

In December 2009 a study was announced into value for money of the British railway

CAT upholds Stagecoach challenge to CC prohibition of Preston Bus acquisition

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 31 2010

Stagegroup lodged an application to the CAT under section 120 EA02 for a judicial review of the CC decision that Stagecoach's acquisition of Preston Bus Limited may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition ("SLC") in the market for the supply of commercial bus services in the Preston area

ORR statement on ATOC Code of Practice

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2010

On 17 November 2009, the Office of Rail Regulation ("ORR") concluded that Association of Train Operating Companies ("ATOC") and its subsidiary National Rail Enquiries ("NRE") had not abused its dominant position in refusing to provide access to its database consisting of real time train information

OFT refers local bus services to CC following study

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 30 2010

The OFT has referred UK local bus services, excluding London and Northern Ireland, to the CC following the results of an OFT market study into the industry

OFT publishes decision for granting a consent under FirstgroupSB Holdings undertakings

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 30 2010

On 24 December 2009, the OFT published its decision to approve a request by FirstGroup plc for consent under the undertakings from its acquisition of SB Holdings Limited

Competition Commission requires Stagecoach to divest Preston Bus

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 31 2009

Following a referral by the OFT, the CC has been investigating the completed acquisition of Preston Bus Limited ("Preston Bus") by Stagecoach Group Plc ("Stagecoach") since May 2009

Competition Appeal Tribunal dismisses ECSL’s claim for damages

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 31 2009

English Welsh & Scottish Railways Limited ("EWS") was found to have abused its dominant position in the market for haulage of coal by rail in Great Britain