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UK Watchdog Criticized for Disbanding Covid Unit

The UK competition regulator has been criticized by lawyers and its former chair Andrew Tyrie for closing a COVID-19 unit at the start of...
COVID

UK Regulator Warns COVID-19 Test Providers

Private companies that sell COVID-19 tests to holidaymakers have been told to “get on the right side of the law” by the competition regulator,...
UK LAW

UK Regulator Probes S&P’s $44B Deal With IHS Markit

Britain's competition regulator announced on Monday, August 23, it has started its investigation into whether business information provider S&P Global's US$44 billion purchase of...
Didi

Didi Stops UK Launch Plans Amid China’s Tech Crackdown 

China's ride-hailing giant Didi has suspended its plans to launch in Britain and continental Europe, The Telegraph reported on Monday, August 23, against the...
Nvidia

UK’S CMA Says Nvidia’s Takeover Of Arm Raises Competition Concerns

The UK government said it was considering an in-depth probe of Nvidia’s proposed $40 billion takeoverof Arm Holdings after the nation’s antitrust regulator found...
UK

UK’s Morrisons Agrees To CD&R’s $9.54B Takeover Offer

British supermarket group Morrisons on Thursday, August 19, agreed a takeover offer worth £7.0 billion (SU$9.54 billion) from US private equity group Clayton, Dubilier &...
Mastercard

UK OKs Mastercard’s Largest Class Action Over Fees

Mastercard is set to face a £14 billion (US$19 billion) class action over its payment fees after a London tribunal gave the group bringing...
UK New Powers To Stop Ticket Resales

UK Regulators Seek New Powers To Stop Illegal Ticket Resales

The UK's competition watchdog has stated ticket resale firms such as Viagogo and StubHub should face tighter rules. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)...
UK Lowers Cost Of COVID-19

UK Lowers Cost Of COVID-19 Travel Tests After Probe

Britain said on Friday it was cutting the cost of COVID-19 tests for travel from the National Health Service (NHS) and was reviewing the...
drug

UK’s Vectura Backs $1.52B Takeover Offer From Philip Morris

Vectura announced on Thursday, August 12, that it plans to back tobacco giant Philip Morris International's £1.1 billion (US$1.52 billion) offer for the British...
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