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New regulations have come into force which give transferring pension trustees more power to intervene where the requested transfer gives cause for concern, by allowing a transferring scheme to prevent a transfer where there are doubts regarding the legitimacy of the receiving scheme.

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On 20 July 2021, the UK Government published proposals for a new competition regime for digital markets “to make it fairer for smaller businesses, entrepreneurs, and the British public”. These proposals include significant new powers for the Digital Markets Unit which was recently established within the CMA and an enforceable code of conduct for firms with so-called Strategic Market Status (SMS). The Government is also considering new merger control rules for firms with SMS. The proposals are now open for public consultation until 1 October 2021.

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