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Blocked: UK Government uses new powers to block deal raising national security concerns

The UK Government this week prohibited the acquisition of intellectual property owned by the University of Manchester by a Chinese company – marking the first time the UK Government...

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Blocked: UK Government uses new powers to block deal raising national security concerns

The UK Government this week prohibited the acquisition of intellectual property owned by University of Manchester by a Chinese company – marking the first time the UK Government has...

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National Security and Investment Act: first Annual Report published

The UK Government has published its first Annual Report on the functioning of the recently implemented National Security and Investment regime, which gives the Government the power to...

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UK’s Vertical Agreement Block Exemption Order goes live - heralding a new age of vertical divergence?

The UK’s new Vertical Agreement Block Exemption Order (VABEO), the long awaited replacement to the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER – which was retained in the UK under ...

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UK competition reforms: new CMA powers confirmed

The UK Government recently announced a series of reforms for strengthening the UK competition regime, including measures that will increase penalties for non-compliance, speed up antitrust...

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(Solo self-employed) Workers of the World Unite! – EC draft guidance on application of competition law to collective bargaining

The European Commission has published draft Guidelines on the application of competition law to collective bargaining involving the working conditions of the “solo...

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National Security and Investment Act: Nearly time for curtains up

There are just over two months to go until the National Security and Investment (NSI) regime goes fully live in the UK – now is the time to ensure you are up to speed on how it will...

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Gun-jumping: The EU General Court calls the shots

The EU General Court has issued the latest judgment in a suite of hard-line anti-gun-jumping cases – effectively confirming the European Commission’s 2018 decision imposing a...

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‘A sign of the fines’ – CMA imposes record fine for breaches of IEO

The CMA has imposed a record fine on an Irish trading software supplier for alleged breaches of a ‘hold separate order’ in relation to the completed purchase of a US rival. This ...

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