FG15/8 - FCA's powers and procedures under the Competition Act 1998

On 15 January 2015 we consulted on draft guidance to be issued under the Competition Act 1998 (CA98) in relation to our concurrent competition powers to enforce against breaches of competition law. The draft guidance set out our powers and procedures under CA98.

FG15/8 [PDF]

Our consultation closed on 13 March 2015. We have considered the comments received and published a Policy Statement summarising the feedback and setting out our responses. We have made some amendments to the guidance in light of comments received and following further review. A comparison against the draft consulted on is available as Appendix 1 to the Policy Statement.

We are also publishing finalised guidance on our powers and procedures to conduct market studies and market investigation references.