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Tribunal overturns £106m fines for ‘cartel behaviour’ with hydrocortisone tablets

Decision to allow companies' appeal is 'fundamentally misconceived' says CMA.

11 Mar 2024 , 4 Min Article

Business environment

Merger of LloydsDirect into P2U a step closer as CMA order lifted

CMA lifts order that barred the two companies from taking steps towards integration

13 Feb 2024 , 1 Min Article

Business environment

CMA investigates LloydsDirect acquisition by Pharmacy2U

The regulator has served an initial enforcement order amid competition concerns.

01 Dec 2023 , 2 Min Article


Competition watchdog poised to approve Well’s acquisition of 46 pharmacies

Multiple has found buyers for seven existing branches to address takeover concerns

27 Jul 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Business environment

Watchdog: Govt should monitor hub & spoke for competition risks

There may be long-term risks to competition, says CMA

19 Jul 2022 , 1 Min Article

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NPA to seek competition watchdog's views on hub and spoke proposals

Concerns that hub and spoke could weaken independents' buying margins and concentrate wholesaler power.

17 Mar 2022 , 1 Min Article

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CMA disqualifies former Lexon director over illegal information sharing

Watchdog disqualifies Pritesh Sonpal from taking up a director's role in Britain for four years.

12 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Priadel manufacturer 'can't withdraw supply' under new terms

Essential agrees to continue to supply lithium drug in UK for at least five years.

24 Nov 2020 , 1 Min Article