We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

UK Competition Watchdog To Probe Ferry Route Deal

Law360 (March 1, 2011, 5:37 PM EST) -- The U.K.’s competition regulator issued a formal statement Tuesday outlining its investigation into whether a Swedish ferry operator's purchase of two Irish Sea routes from a Danish rival will damage competition.

The country's Competition Commission will investigate at least three ways in which Stena AB’s December purchase of the trade routes from DFDS A/S may have affected competition in the U.K., the agency said.

Damages could include a loss of actual competition for ferry passengers and freight shippers, a loss of potential competition for ferry passengers...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.