Criminal Law Blog

3 August 2021

The CMA’s Annual Report and digital markets - a time of change

This last year has undoubtedly been a busy and challenging one for the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). It has seen additional activity arising from its response to the Covid pandemic, the further responsibilities it has taken on post-Brexit (see our related blog: #Brexit, the CMA and competition enforcement), and its work concerning the design and implementation of a pro-competition regime in digital markets. This article looks at its recently published Annual Report and Impact Assessment, calls for change, and the work it has been doing in relation to digital markets.

Caroline Day

23 July 2021

Charities and internal investigations

Charities are not immune to financial crime, fraud or other wrong-doing; there are a number of ways in which charities may be exploited by criminals. 

Caroline Day

23 July 2021

Record fine of £90 million for Southern Water

On 9 July 2021 Southern Water Services Ltd (SWS) was fined £90 million, to be paid out of company operating profits, in what was the largest fine ever imposed on a water company.

Jonathan Grimes

22 July 2021

Environmental Law Quarterly Update - Q2 2021

This quarterly environmental law update provides a summary of a cross-section of news stories in the period April 2021 - June 2021. 

Nicola Finnerty

15 July 2021

FCA signals streamlining of its own processes and toughening up of the regulatory gateway

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in its annual business plan published today, sets out its areas of focus for the year ahead.  It is, as ever, essential reading for all those in the regulated sector. 

Jill Lorimer

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