Competition Policy and Market Regulation

CMA: Electric vehicle charging market study

The Competition and Markets Authority launched an Invitation to Comment on the Electric vehicle charging market study. The scope of this market study is the supply of chargepoints for plug-in hybrid and all-electric passenger EVs, comprising cars and light vans. It will look at EV charging in a range of different settings including home/off-street; onstreet; workplace; hub and destination; and en-route charging.

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CMA: Co-Op/Nisa Merger

The Competition and Markets Authority is inviting comments to inform its Phase 1 investigation into the merger of the Co-operative Group and Nisa Retail.

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CMA: Tesco/Booker Issue Statement

The Competition and Markets Authority have invite views on their issue statement for the Tesco/Booker merger. The issues statement sets out the scope of the investigation. It outlines initial theories on what might be adversely affecting competition, but it does not set out findings or conclusions.

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Competition and Markets Authority: Retail Banking

The Competition and Markets Authority have launched a consultation regarding their provisional remedies to reform retail banking.

While the remedies are wide-ranging, they also address banking services for SMEs.

Provisional remedies regarding SMEs include:

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