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Day one of the new UK competition regime: what's in store?

01 April 2014

On 1 April 2014 the reforms to the UK competition regime took effect.  While not constituting a complete overhaul, the changes introduced touch every aspect of the regime, from mergers and markets inquiries to antitrust investigations, the cartel offence and the activities of sector regulators.  They will have a significant impact (both positive and negative) on companies doing business in the UK. In this alert we give you the headline points.