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Brexit hasn’t created expected increase in UK merger reviews, official says

By Andrew Boyce
  • 23 Nov 2022 12:34
  • 23 Nov 2022 12:34
UK merger regulators aren’t reviewing as many transactions as expected after Brexit, according to an official.

But the Competition and Markets Authority has to scrutinize more complex cases, and this means it has had to “adapt” its approach, said Richard Romney, director of mergers at the watchdog.

“Before Brexit we

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