Notice

Enterprise Act 2002: guidance on changes to the turnover and share of supply tests for mergers

Guidance to accompany the Enterprise Act 2002 (Share of Supply Test) (Amendment) Order 2018 and (Turnover Test) (Amendment) Order 2018.

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Enterprise Act 2002: changes to the turnover and share of supply tests for mergers

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This guidance accompanies:

which came into force on 11 June 2018.

It seeks to provide clear and practical advice to those affected, or potentially affected, by the amendments to the Act, including:

  • explaining why the government amended the Act
  • describing the legal and practical effect of the amendments
  • offering advice to businesses and others about what they should do (and not do) as a result of these changes.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have published related guidance:

Changes to the jurisdictional thresholds for UK merger control: guidance

Published 11 June 2018