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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: J Sainsbury plc
Current Parent CompanyJ Sainsbury PLC
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: J Sainsbury PLC
Penalty: £0
Year: 2023
Date: 13 June, 2023
Offence Group: Competition-related Offences
Offence Type: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: The CMA informed Sainsbury's and Asda that it found their land agreements breached the Groceries Market Investigation (Controlled Land) Order 2010, which was brought in to stop supermarkets imposing new restrictions that stop rivals from opening competing stores nearby. Sainsbury's agreed to remove the outstanding restrictions and the restrictions identified within Asda's land agreements were removed.
Agency: Competition and Markets Authority
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: retail-supermarkets
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