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Covid-19 profiteers may face tougher UK CMA crackdown via emergency legislation

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 24 Apr 2020 11:30
  • 24 Apr 2020 12:09
Retailers exploiting the coronavirus outbreak by hiking up prices could soon see tougher enforcement from the UK’s competition regulator.

The Competition and Markets Authority has told the UK government that it would be able to crack down on such profiteering better if emergency legislation was brought in to give it extra powers

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Victoria Ibitoye

Senior Correspondent

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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