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CMA launches formal investigation into Vodafone / Three merger

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK has started its Phase 1 investigation looking into Vodafone UK’s joint

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HealthNews

CMA clears UnitedHealth’s £1.2bn purchase of EMIS

The CMA has cleared the £1.2bn deal between specialist healthcare tech and software companies providing services to the NHS.  The

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GamingNews

New Microsoft/Activision deal addresses previous CMA concerns in cloud gaming

Earlier this year, the CMA blocked Microsoft from acquiring the whole of Activision due to concerns that the deal would

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HealthNews

CMA provisionally clears UnitedHealth’s proposed £1.2bn purchase of EMIS

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK has provisionally cleared UnitedHealth’s proposed £1.2bn purchase of EMIS following an

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GeneralNews

Adobe’s purchase of Figma could reduce innovation in the UK

CMA finds Adobe’s deal to acquire Figma could mean less choice for designers of digital apps, websites and other products.

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NewsSoftware

Tech deal could make computer servers more expensive for UK businesses

Broadcom’s deal to buy VMware could lead to less innovation and drive up the cost of computer parts used by

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NewsOtherSoftware

Sale of emergency service software businesses required to protect UK taxpayers

NEC and SSS (previously part of Capita plc) are amongst a small number of providers of essential software used by

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GeneralNews

CMA finds NortonLifeLock purchase of Avast could reduce competition

The UK’s CMA has found that NortonLifeLock’s approximately £6bn purchase of Avast raises competition concerns and may now be referred

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CMA fines Facebook over enforcement order breach

Facebook has been fined £50.5 million for breaching an order imposed by the CMA during its investigation into Facebook’s purchase

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GeneralNews

CMA expects Facebook and eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found troubling evidence that there is a thriving marketplace for fake and misleading

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