The CMA has published for consultation a draft order which would prohibit GB cement suppliers from sending generic price announcement letters to their customers. This is one of the remedies imposed as a result of the Competition Commission’s final market investigation report into aggregates, cement and ready-mix concrete. Click here.

The CMA has launched a phase 1 merger investigation following the European Commission’s decision to refer the anticipated acquisition by Celesio AG of Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Limited UK Pharmacy Business to the United Kingdom under Article 4(4) of the EU Merger Regulation. The CMA has also issued a notice of extension pending receipt of further information from the parties. Click here.