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Challenges for the UK's new competition Authority

In April 2014 the UK’s new Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) took over responsibility from the now-defunct Office of Fair Trading and Competition Commission. This bulletin reflects on the Competition Commission’s approach to Phase 2 market investigations over the past decade, identifying some important challenges for the CMA as it picks up the baton and embarks on its high profile Phase 2 investigation into the GB energy retail market.

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