UK Proposes Legislation To Boost Competition Regime

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 8:02 PM EDT) -- The U.K. government on Tuesday proposed a new set of reforms designed to streamline both civil and criminal antitrust enforcement by the country's new consolidated competition watchdog when it launches next month.

Among other changes, the new draft legislation put forward for public comment would allow the country's competition court to grant warrants for antitrust cases and allow the new Competition and Markets Authority to coordinate competition enforcement among the U.K.'s various economic regulators.

The proposals are part of a secondary package of legislation the U.K....
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