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US-China trade

Tensions raised as tit-for-tat trade dispute escalates. 

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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Alternative finance

Report on the growth of alternative finance.

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Business regulation


In 2015 a european based airline attempted a takeover of another, smaller, airline.

  1. What type of integration would this merger be an example of? (2)

  2. Outline the possible benefits of this merger. (6)

  3. Under what circumstances might competition regulators become involved in an airline merger? (8)

  4. What possible options are available to a regulator in terms of regulating this merger? (4)

  5. Evaluate alternative pricing strategies for a major international airline. (10)

  6. To what extent is the air travel market a contestable one? (relate this to a country of your choice).(10)

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Sainsbury's-Asda merger

Sainsbury's and Asda confirm merger plans.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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New materials

Multiple choice papers for Paper Three.

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Brexit update

Article 50

What trading options are available to the UK?

Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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Tax avoidance

Double Irish - and a Dutch Sandwich more..

The OECD presents its final package for reform of international tax rules..more

Bank of England - cuts interest rates to 0.25%..more.

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