A membership organisation of private consultant ophthalmologists has reached a settlement with the CMA and agreed to pay a fine of £500,000 for breaching competition law, to be reduced to £425,000 if it continues to co-operate.  Click here.

The CMA has referred Joseph Ash Limited’s anticipated acquisition of W Corbett & Co (Galvanizing) Limited for an in-depth phase 2 investigation.  Although Joseph Ash Limited offered undertakings, the CMA was not confident that these would achieve as comprehensive a solution as is reasonable and practicable to the substantial lessening of competition.  Click here.