EU – Phase I merger notifications published in the Official Journal

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UK Competition

The OFT has imposed fines of £129.5 million on 103 construction firms in England
which it has found had colluded with competitors on building contracts.

The OFT has published the full text of the decision regarding the anticipated
acquisition by Co-operative Group Limited of Plymouth & South West Co-operative
Society Limited.

The OFT has published the full text of the decision regarding the anticipated
acquisition by RMIG Limited of Ash & Lacy Perforators Limited.

Ofgem announced the dates for entry into force of its remedies to promote
competition in the retail energy supply market.

Competition EU Member States

Spain: The Spanish competition authority has launched an investigation into cement,
concrete and aggregate producers and suppliers.

Belgium: The Belgian Directorate-General for Competition has conducted surprise
inspections at several companies active in the wholesale of electricity in Belgium.1

Communications/IT/Media

A summary of the Intel Decision has been published in the Official Journal.

Chemicals

A summary of the Commission decision in case COMP/M.5153 Arsenal/DSP has
been published in the Official Journal.