UK market investigations appeals—closed cases tracker
UK market investigations appeals—closed cases tracker

The following Competition practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • UK market investigations appeals—closed cases tracker
  • Appeals to the Competition Appeal Tribunal
  • Appeals to the Court of Appeal

The tables below list completed appeals from UK competition regulators to the Competition Appeal Tribunal, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in relation to market studies and market investigation references under the Enterprise Act 2002.

For details of ongoing appeals, see UK competition appeals—ongoing cases tracker. For completed market studies and market investigation references, see UK market studies and market investigation references—closed cases tracker.

Appeals to the Competition Appeal Tribunal

Case (case number)IssuesLatest development
B&M European Value Retail S.A. v CMA (1301/6/12/18)

Application for review, pursuant to section 179(1) of the EA 2002, of the CMA’s decision dated 01/11/2018 to designate B&M as a ‘Designated Retailer’ pursuant to Part 2, Article 4(1)(b) of The Groceries (Supply Chain Practices) Market Investigation Order 2009. B&M also challenges the CMA’s refusal on 11/12/2018 to de-designate the appellant

See application summary

• Order made—13/05/2019; appeal withdrawn
• Judgment given—13/05/2019; confirmation that the CAT has jurisdiction to hear case, and application for interim relief dismissed
• Ruling given—28/03/2018; permission to intervene refused
• Order made—28/03/2019; hearing set
• Order made—01/03/2019; time for filing requests for permission to intervene abridged
• Hearing held—06/02/2019
• Order made—22/01/2019; case management directions

Lafarge Tarmac v Competition Commission (1) (1222/6/8/13)

Appeal seeking review of the CC's decision not to grant access to certain information and documents during the aggregates, cement and ready-mix concrete market investigation

See application summary

• Order made—04/08/2015; appeal
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