Results 1 to 5 of 605

OFT’s first review of NHS Foundation Trust merger

United Kingdom - January 10 2013 The Office of Fair Trading’s (OFT) review of a merger between two NHS Foundation Trusts is the first of its kind following the enactment of the Health…

Kabir Garyali, Cyrus Mehta

OFT considers market reference into the private healthcare market

United Kingdom - December 16 2011 Following an initial review and report the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is proposing to ask the CC to undertake a detailed investigation of the competition in the £5bn privately funded healthcare services market.

Rachel Bickler, Cyrus Mehta

Emergency bank aid rules extended – again!

European Union - December 16 2011 Due to prolonged financial tension caused by the sovereign debt crisis, the Commission has extended the temporary state aid crisis framework to assess public support to financial institutions.

Rachel Bickler, Cyrus Mehta

Copper cartel participant’s human rights appeal rejected by ECJ

European Union - December 16 2011 The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has rejected arguments by two participants in a copper cartel that the General Court infringed community law and their fundamental right to a fair trial by failing to carry out an adequate review of the Commission’s decision.

Rachel Bickler, Cyrus Mehta

Commission opens formal antitrust proceedings in e-book publishing sector

European Union - December 16 2011 The European Commission has opened formal antitrust proceedings to investigate whether five international publishers (Hacette Livre, Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and Macmillan) engaged in anti-competitive, illegal agreements for the sale of e-books.

Rachel Bickler, Cyrus Mehta