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From 1 April 2014 the Competition Commission is abolished and its functions transferred to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). There will be no further updates to this website after 31 March.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) brings together the Competition Commission (CC) and the competition and certain consumer functions of the OFT. The CMA takes on its full powers and responsibilities on 1 April 2014.

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CC rules and guidance

General Advice and Information

Merger Assessment Guidelines

Market Investigation References

Table of what the CC can investigate

Typical shape of a merger inquiry

Typical shape of a market investigation