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6/6/2013 John Swift QC to conclude his membership with Monckton Chambers

John Swift QC has announced his intention to conclude his membership with Monckton Chambers, effective from the end of the legal year in July 2013. John was called to the Bar in 1965 and took Silk in 1981. He became a Bencher of the Inner ...

2/12/2011 Competition Commission clears frozen meals merger

The Competition Commission (CC) today issued its final report into the acquisition by Kerry Foods Limited of Headland Foods Limited. Before the merger, the companies were the two largest suppliers in the UK of frozen ready meals (FRMs), ...

25/10/2011 Competition Commission minded to clear Kerry/Headland frozen Meals merger

The Competition Commission today issued its Provisional Findings in the Kerry/Headland merger inquiry.  Kerry Foods Limited (part of the Kerry Group) and Headland Foods Limited were both leading suppliers of frozen ready meals (FRMs) to UK ...

1/8/2011 CAT Upholds OFT's Position as Ryanair Seek to Appeal

In its judgment in Ryanair v OFT, the Competition Appeal Tribunal stated its view as to how the UK's merger regime should interact with the EU merger regime in certain cases where a potential purchaser has built up a minority ...