Global Update: New UK Watchdog Ready To Go On Day 1

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT) -- The U.K.'s new Competition and Markets Authority is set to hit the ground running when it takes over enforcement duties next month, taking on new industries and streamlining the country's merger control regime, attorneys say. 

The creation of a 2013 regulatory reform bill, the CMA will open its doors for merger filings, antitrust complaints and the like on April 1, replacing the existing Office of Fair Trading and Competition Commission.

Since launching as a so-called shadow agency in October, the CMA has kept busy issuing piles of guidelines, including explanations of how the U.K.'s merger review process will work now that...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!