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Transparency data: CMA board meeting minutes: 25 April 2018 The members of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) board are set out in the ‘Our management’ section of the CMA’s home page.
News story: CMA appoints Stefan Hunt to top digital role As part of his role as Chief Data and Digital Insights Officer, Stefan will help develop and deliver an effective data and digital insight strategy to allow the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to better understand the impact that data, ...
Press release: CMA requires Electro Rent to sell its UK arm Electro Rent, a global corporation with its headquarters in the US, acquired Microlease in February 2017. Both companies were close competitors in the rental of specialist equipment that tests and measures the performance of electronic devices used in industries such ...
Speech: A view from the CMA: Brexit and beyond I’m going to start by not talking about Brexit. Irrespective of our leaving the EU, there is a lot to be said about the work of the Competition and Markets Authority, a body which is now just over 4 years ...
Press release: CMA considers regulation for heat networks The Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) study – which began in December – set out to establish whether heat network customers were getting a good deal in areas such as price, quality and service levels.
It has found that, for ...
Open consultation: Transparency in Consumer Enforcement Cases – Draft Supplementary Note We are inviting views on a Draft Supplementary Note that provides information about the CMA’s approach to transparency in consumer enforcement cases, in particular the circumstances in which it may publicly name parties under investigation.
The Draft Supplementary Note is ...
Press release: £2 million in compensation for care home residents The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) welcomes Sunrise Senior Living Ltd’s (Sunrise) decision to give money back to the vast majority of residents who paid such fees since 1 October 2015. This will apply to residents who have left or ...
News story: Howard Cartlidge appointed CMA Senior Director, Cartels Howard will be the Senior Director, Cartels at the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). He will oversee the CMA’s enforcement of laws prohibiting cartels, both under the Competition Act 1998 (‘civil’) prohibitions and under the criminal cartel offence. His role ...
News story: SSE / Npower merger referred for in-depth investigation Today’s decision follows the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) initial Phase 1 investigation which found that the deal could reduce competition, potentially leading to higher prices for some bill payers.
SSE and Npower did not offer measures to address the ...
Guidance: Mergers customer survey design and presentation Updated: updated guidance published.This document sets out the Competition and Market Authority’s approach to many aspects of the design, interpretation and assessment of surveys that may form part of the evidence base in merger cases. It is provided as a ...

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