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UK's CMA warns merging companies it has 'broad discretion' over jurisdiction to review deals

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 06 Nov 2020 09:31
  • 06 Nov 2020 09:31
Merging companies shouldn’t expect their own definition of the specific category of goods or services they supply in the UK to be accepted for the purposes of the Competition and Markets Authority establishing jurisdiction to review the deal.

That was a key takeaway from updated guidance issued by the authority today as it

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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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