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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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