Tribunal hands down key privilege ruling in OFT dairy pricing case
The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has held that confidentiality under litigation privilege applies to Competition Act investigations, in a key ruling in the Office of Fair Trading's (OFT's) long-running investigation into dairy retail pricing. The ruling comes after an application by the OFT to make use of Tesco's records of interviews with potential witnesses for its investigation.
The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has held that confidentiality under litigation privilege applies to Competition Act investigations, in a key ruling in the Office of Fair Trading’s (OFT’s) long-running investigation into dairy retail pricing.
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