Consultation outcome

Exceptions to the duty to refer

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The CMA has published its response to the consultation and issued a revised guidance of Mergers exception to the duty to refer in markets of insufficient importance.

Feedback received

Response to consultation

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Allen Overy

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Ashurst

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Baker McKenzie

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Clifford Chance

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JWP

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Law Society Scotland

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Detail of feedback received

The responses can be found above.

Original consultation

Summary

The CMA is consulting on new draft guidance on the exceptions to the duty to refer mergers for in-depth Phase 2 investigations.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

The CMA is seeking the views of interested parties, particularly merging parties and legal or other advisers who have been involved in merger notification processes.

Documents

Published 12 June 2018
Last updated 13 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Responses to the consultation published, final outcome published, and link to newly published guidance added.
  2. First published.