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The Competition and Markets Authority Annual Plan 2016/2017

Article Date: 02-05-2016
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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) very recently revealed its priorities for 2016/17 (Competition and Markets Authority Annual Plan 2016/17). According to the CMA, it has already, among others, delivered over £1 billion of direct financial benefit for consumers; reviewed more than 14... [Read All]

The UK Competition and Markets Authority at (nearly) One

Article Date: 16-03-2015
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The Competition and Markets Authority will celebrate its 1st birthday on 1st April 2015. It is a new independent non-ministerial department of the UK Government, which is fully operating since 1 April 2014. It took over the work of the two main national competition authorities that were responsible ... [Read All]

Big blow to the City of London as EU court confirms ESMA’s powers to regulate short-selling

European Court of Justice, case C-270/12

Article Date: 22-01-2014
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The controversial decision reached by the Court of Justice on 22 January is likely to have significant consequences in the process of increased centralisation of regulatory and supervisory powers within EU financial markets. The legal challenge brought by the United Kingdom was in fact aimed at limi... [Read All]

Cartels are illegal even when affected competitors unlawfully operate on the market

European Court of Justice, case C-68/12

Article Date: 07-02-2013
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The case was referred to the CJEU by the Slovak Supreme Court, and pertains to the scope of art. 101 of the TFEU, which prohibits the creation of cartels and other agreements between undertakings aimed at disrupting competition in the EU internal market. In the instant case, three Slovakian banks (... [Read All]

The Services in the internal market Directive

Directive 2006/123/EC

Article Date: 12-12-2006
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Directive 2006/123/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on services in the internal market THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular the first and third sentenc... [Read All]

Market Abuse Directive

Directive 2003/6/EC

Article Date: 28-01-2003
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Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2003 on insider dealing and market manipulation (market abuse)   THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular... [Read All]
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