UK Competition authority U-turns on liner consortia

The UK government’s Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally decided not to recommend replacing the Liner Shipping Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER) to the Secretary of State when it expires on 25 April next year.The CBER was retained from EU legislation. The CMA’s decision – which it says is still subject to further consultation – follows the European Commission’s announcement on 9 October that it would not extend the block ... [+]

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