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FCA launches market study into wholesale insurance broker sector

The FCA launched a market study into the wholesale insurance broker sector in November 2017 and has stated that it wants to ensure the sector is working well and fosters innovation and competition.
29 January 2018

Ping fined for anti-competitive online sales restrictions

This case reinforces the importance of retailers’ ability to sell products online and comes after a string of cases where suppliers have sought to restrict retailers’ online activities.
24 November 2017

Investment consultancy probe: FCA makes first market investigation referral to CMA

The FCA has referred the investment consultancy market to the CMA for an in-depth review. This is the first time the FCA has used its powers to make such a reference.
29 September 2017

Investment platforms under FCA's competition spotlight

The FCA is launching a market study into investment platforms to assess potential competition issues, following the final report of its asset management market study.
09 August 2017

PSD2 authorisation and reporting requirements: insight from the FCA and EBA

The FCA has revealed how it proposes to implement PSD2 changes to authorisation and reporting. In this article, we examine the FCA's approach and how it might change in light of the EBA's guidelines.
26 July 2017

Innovate Finance reports on the outcome of its Industry Sandbox Consultation

Innovate Finance's report on an industry sandbox suggests exciting opportunities ahead for UK fintech.
07 June 2017

Distributed ledger technology: FCA publishes Discussion Paper

The regulator's Discussion Paper on distributed ledger technology shows its commitment to better engage with UK fintech and highlights some key issues in the technology's development.
30 May 2017

Hotel price parity clauses: bookings, consumers and competition law

A consensus view seems to have emerged among competition authorities in relation to pricing parity clauses imposed by online travel agents, but the sector remains under scrutiny.
19 May 2017

Protecting brand value: online sale restrictions and competition law

Luxury brands often attempt to restrict online sales in case their brand investment is tarnished by becoming available on discount websites. This can potentially lead to competition law issues.
19 May 2017

Competition regulations: UK implements EU Damages Directive

The Regulations, which implement the EU Damages Directive, seek to improve the private enforcement of competition law cases in the UK. We summarise the key changes.
26 April 2017

Retail water market – less than one month to go

The retail water market opens on 1 April 2017 and will arguably mark the biggest change in the water industry since privatisation.
10 March 2017

Restrictions on online retailing and competition law

As the CMA cracks down on manufacturers and suppliers restricting retailers' online sales activities, those active in online markets need to think very carefully about competition law compliance.
31 August 2016
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