Services

  1. Merger notice forms

    Forms for businesses to use to notify the CMA of an anticipated or completed merger.

  2. Undertakings in lieu of reference form

    Remedies form to be completed by merger parties for the offering of undertakings in lieu of reference.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Mergers - the CMA’s jurisdiction and procedure: CMA2
  2. Internal documents in merger investigations
  3. Sainsbury's/Asda merger: how to respond to the CMA investigation
  4. Merger remedies
  5. Merger assessment guidelines: CC2/OFT1254
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News and communications

  1. Merger of cashback websites raises competition concerns
  2. Aer Lingus / CityJet deal cleared for take-off
  3. Letter from national competition authorities to the European Commission
  4. Thermo Fisher’s takeover of Gatan comes under CMA microscope
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Research and statistics

  1. Estimating diversion ratios in hospital mergers
  2. Understanding past merger remedies
  3. Evaluation of entry and expansion in UK merger cases
  4. Review of use of the CMA’s merger notice and initial enforcement orders
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Draft guidance on requests for internal documents in merger investigations
  2. Exceptions to the duty to refer
  3. Merger remedies
  4. Rail franchise mergers guidance
  5. Initial enforcement orders and derogations in merger investigations
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Merger inquiry outcome statistics
  2. Mergers orders and undertakings register
  3. Hospital Episode Statistics: CMA process
  4. Confidentiality rings and disclosure rooms: CMA roundtable
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