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Definition of

Competition Commission

Regulation & Compliance

UK regulator of competition in the United Kingdom, an independent public body with the role of ensuring healthy competition between companies. It conducts in-depth inquiries into mergers, markets, and the regulation of the major regulated industries. It replaced the Monopolies and Mergers Commission in April 1999.

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Definitions of ’Competition Commission’ and meaning of ’Competition Commission’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’Competition Commission’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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