The Competition and Markets Authority continues to assert that competition rules have and will continue to apply fully throughout the crisis, even though competition authorities have introduced certain changes in processes which enable flexibility in the approach in which their powers are exercised. But, the uncertainty that still exists around the pandemic makes it difficult to forecast the long-term impact of the crisis on competition law and enforcement. In our latest client alert, we look at the long-term effect of the pandemic on a number of key merger cases, and we also look to the future to consider what might be coming down the track.