Latest Competition Commission Stories

2010-12-22 03:12:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zipcar announced that its acquisition of Streetcar Limited has been given final clearance in the United Kingdom by the Competition Commission.

2010-11-18 01:03:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zipcar announced that its acquisition of Streetcar Limited has been provisionally cleared in the United Kingdom by the Competition Commission.

2010-09-10 15:25:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Competition Commission (CC) published an issues statement in its review of the acquisition of Streetcar by Zipcar.

2010-08-10 11:44:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and LONDON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc., the world's largest car sharing service, announced today that the U.K.'s Office of Fair Trading had decided to refer the company's acquisition of Streetcar to the Competition Commission for additional scrutiny.

2010-01-28 10:17:00

LONDON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenberg Traurig Maher announced today that it has been retained by Bristol Water.

2009-05-20 08:32:00

JOHANNESBURG, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Competition Tribunal today confirmed the settlement agreement, reached between the Competition Commission of South Africa and Sasol Nitro, a division of Sasol Chemical Industries Limited, relating to its fertiliser and phosphoric acid businesses. The confirmation of the agreement has the effect of a full and final settlement and conclusion of all proceedings between the Commission and Sasol Chemical Industries Limited relating to any alleged...

2009-05-19 08:50:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Since the previously announced Settlement Agreement was concluded with the Competition Commission ("the Commission") in respect of competition law contraventions in the fertilizer and phosphoric acid businesses of Sasol Nitro, Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) has continued its internal investigations.

2009-01-19 03:38:00

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2008-12-18 11:44:02

Secret plans sent out by Spanish-owned BAA call for a new runway at Gatwick Airport in Britain, in spite of the government's intentions. BAA, under pressure from the Competition Commission to sell Gatwick, sent bidders for the airport a confidential memorandum entitled Gatwick builds a second runway, The Times of London reported Thursday. The government has said it prefers a new runway at Stansted Airport, followed by one at Heathrow, the Times said. But, the commission said the government...

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