This site is intended for Healthcare Professionals only

CMA

bank-notes-summary
Legal

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

merger-and-acquisition-summary
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

investigation-summary
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

acquisition-summary
Business

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

medicines summary.jpg
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

Nick Kaye copy.jpg

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

Disqualified 1280.jpg

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

Essential Pharma Logo.jpg

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