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UK merger jurisdiction test is linked to substantive deal review, CMA's top lawyer says

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 25 Jun 2021 07:32
  • 25 Jun 2021 07:32
There is an underlying link in UK merger reviews between the Competition and Markets Authority's test for whether it has jurisdiction to review a deal and its substantive assessment of possible competition concerns, a CMA official has stressed.

The CMA has recently faced criticism for its perceived tougher approach and its

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Victoria Ibitoye

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Victoria covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex in London. Prior to joining MLex, Victoria was a city reporter at the Daily Mail covering transport, retail and writing the daily market report. Victoria holds a law degree from the University of Nottingham.

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