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30 Jul 2021
Competition Market Authority draft Guidance on the operation of the UK Internal Market Functions

Views on draft guidance for the UK internal market function and the role of the Office for the Internal Market (OIM), which was created to carry out independent advice were sought by the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA).

15 Sep 2020
New guide helps agents stay on the right side of competition law

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), together with the Institute of Risk Management, has published a new edition of its short guide on competition law risk that will help agents to identify and reduce competition law risks.

28 Feb 2020
Cheating or competing? Ignorance won’t help agents who break the law

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued a warning to businesses with a new campaign, which asks firms if they are Cheating or Competing? The campaign helps businesses to stay on the right side of competition law. For businesses found to have broken the law, pleading ignorance will not be a defence.

23 Jan 2020
CMA gives details of cartel investigation and sanctions

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published its decision on a cartel of Berkshire estate agents where they conspired, for seven years, to set minimum commission rates where they were the top agents.

17 Dec 2019
Estate agents fined over half a million pounds for price fixing

Three Berkshire estate agents have been fined more than £600,000 for illegally fixing the minimum commission rates they charged their customers.

14 Jun 2019
Four agencies investigated in latest cartel case

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) provisionally found four agencies of breaking competition law by taking part in a price fixing cartel.

14 Mar 2019
2019 Propertymark Scottish National Conference — informative and educational

With the threat of hurricane Gareth looming, it didn’t put off the hardy Scottish estate and lettings agents from ascending to Glasgow on 13 March for a programme filled with heavy legislation issues mixed with a touch of light-hearted tips and information.