Competition and Markets Authority

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UK competition watchdog orders Facebook owner to sell gif website Giphy
CMA said order would protect users and stop Meta ‘increasing its power in social media’

Mark Sweney

30, Nov, 2021 @2:21 PM

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English universities risk breaking law over offer withdrawals, say ministers
Regulators push universities to remove oversubscription loopholes after surge in higher A-level grades

Richard Adams Education editor

29, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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StubHub accused of failing to disclose when customers are buying from touts
Analysis found listings for tickets for artists such as Adele and Coldplay did not include any details of sellers

Rob Davies

26, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Nvidia bid for Arm: UK orders competition investigation
Digital minister asks for report on takeover of chip firm with ‘unique place in the global tech supply chain’

Mark Sweney

16, Nov, 2021 @5:30 PM

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BT is right to ignore distractions and get on with digging for Britain | Nils Pratley
Shareholders will be reassured by group’s decision to roll out full-fibre broadband alone

Nils Pratley

04, Nov, 2021 @6:57 PM

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JD Sports furious as regulator orders it to sell Footasylum
CMA decision comes after long battle over £90m takeover of rival first announced in March 2019

Jasper Jolly

04, Nov, 2021 @9:24 AM

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Morrisons takeover faces competition inquiry over petrol stations
Watchdog to examine concerns about US private equity firm controlling 1,235 of UK’s 8,000 forecourts

Sarah Butler

29, Oct, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Facebook’s approach to regulation raises eyebrows once again | Nils Pratley
Dispute with UK competition watchdog offered a near-perfect illustration of corporate arrogance

Nils Pratley

20, Oct, 2021 @6:27 PM

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Facebook fined £50.5m for breaching order in Giphy takeover investigation
CMA says firm ‘deliberately’ refused to supply information showing it had complied with order to separate businesses

Mark Sweney

20, Oct, 2021 @9:44 AM

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UK music streaming services face competition scrutiny
CMA will examine whether platforms such as Spotify give fair deal to consumers

Mark Sweney and Julia Kollewe

19, Oct, 2021 @8:42 AM

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Meggitt says US takeover will go ahead despite UK government intervention
British defence supplier says Parker-Hannifin deal will complete next year despite referral to CMA

Julia Kollewe

19, Oct, 2021 @7:02 AM

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Covid bubble rules scuppered our holiday, but we still had to pay £190
We had to delay our Scottish get-together, then the property was withdrawn, but Unique Cottages kept the booking fee

Anna Tims

12, Oct, 2021 @11:00 PM

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