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UK and EU to open probes into Nvidia’s $40bn acquisition of Arm

  • Outline the main functions of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

  • Explain how competition law helps to prevent:

    — Abuse of a dominant market position

    — Market sharing
    — Price fixing

  • With reference to market structures, analyse why ‘some companies that rely on Arm’s technology fear that when it falls under the control of Nvidia, their competitor, they will be disadvantaged.’

  • Evaluate the extent to which ‘this transaction is great for innovation and market competition.’

Gavin Clarke, Emmanuel College

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