Archive April 2019

Proposed Sainsbury’s and Asda Merger Blocked by Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

An intended tie-up between two of Britain’s biggest supermarket chains has been blocked and does not now look like it will go ahead.

Merger and Acquisitions specialist, Richard James, explores the competition law aspects of the decision and why the law exists to regulate potentially anti-competitive behaviour or situations which might create market dominance.

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