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ASA wins judicial review on broadband fibre

In 2018, CityFibre judicially reviewed the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) decision on fibre claims in broadband advertising. The High Court of Justice has today handed down its judgment and found in the ASA’s favour. Statement from the ASA "We welcome the Court’s decision which finds in the ASA’s favour on all grounds and dismisses CityFibre’s arguments.    “The [...]

April 15th, 2019|Comments Off on ASA wins judicial review on broadband fibre

ESMA publishes translations for guidelines on CCP APC margin measures

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today the official translations of its Guidelines on EMIR Anti-Procyclicality Margin Measures for Central Counterparties. National Competent Authorities (NCAs) to which these Guidelines apply must notify ESMA whether they comply or intend to comply with the Guidelines, within two months of the date of publication by ESMA of the [...]

April 15th, 2019|Comments Off on ESMA publishes translations for guidelines on CCP APC margin measures

EASA launches Annual Review in Paris!

On the occasion of its Biannual Meetings in Paris, the European Advertising Standards Alliance (EASA) publishes its Annual Review. The report showcases the many achievements and activities of EASA and its network across Europe during 2018. In 2018, EASA advocated for, federated and supported a vibrant and dynamic advertising self-regulatory network, contributing to responsible advertising [...]

April 14th, 2019|Comments Off on EASA launches Annual Review in Paris!

Pest control merger may raise competition issues

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that Rentokil Initial’s takeover of Mitie Pest Control may restrict choice and lead to higher prices for customers. Market leader Rentokil completed the takeover of its close rival Mitie in September 2018. The firms are 2 of the leading suppliers of pest control services in the UK [...]

April 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Pest control merger may raise competition issues

ESMA update on no-deal Brexit preparations

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) statements and measures on no-deal Brexit scenario preparations referring to 12 April 2019 should now be read as referring to 31 October 2019. ESMA wants to inform stakeholders that, following the European Council’s decision on 11 April extending Article 50(3), its published measures and actions, including public statements, issued on the [...]

April 12th, 2019|Comments Off on ESMA update on no-deal Brexit preparations