Price comparison website ComparetheMarket has been fined £17.9 million by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) after it found that that the company breached competition law by imposing wide ‘most favoured nation’ clauses on providers of home insurance selling through its platform.
Published 19 November 2020
A merger between two suppliers of retail investment platform solutions has been provisionally blocked by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) as it could be anti-competitive.
Published 6 August 2020
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that a private hospital group and seven consultant ophthalmologists broke competition law by taking part in illegal price-fixing.
Published 1 July 2020
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended that an independent body regulate legal services in Scotland.
Published 24 March 2020
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has warned traders that if they exploit the coronavirus outbreak to take advantage of consumers they will face enforcement action and that, if necessary, it will ask the UK government to introduce price controls.
Published 6 March 2020
Drug company Tiofarma has admitted that it took part in an agreement that resulted in significant price hikes for a life-saving medicine.
Published 23 January 2020
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has fined Fender Europe £4.5 million for breaking competition law by preventing online discounting for its guitars.
Published 22 January 2020
A lack of real competition to tech giants Google and Facebook could mean people are already missing out on the next new idea from a potential rival, the Competition and Markets Authority has said in a new report.
Published 20 December 2019