The CMA have concluded their consultation on merger thresholds. The proposal is to apply lower turnover thresholds for transactions within three “Relevant Enterprises” (development or production for military or civilian use, quantum technology and computing hardware). The CMA published additional guidance on 11 June 2018 with a summary of responses to the consultation.
The CMA are also consulting on new proposed merger remedies guidance and consulting on its interim remedies guidance. The deadline for responses is 16 June 2018. More details can be found on the CMA website.
We can provide further information on CMA matters, or advise on consultation responses, on request. For further information, please contact 0207 332 5640 or Tim Cowen.