Mergers and Merger Remedies in the EU Assessing the Consequences for Competition by Stephen Davies

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Subjects:

  • Competition law,
  • Commercial - General,
  • Mergers & Acquisitions,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11916355M
ISBN 101847207413
ISBN 109781847207418

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DG COMP - Merger Remedies Study public version - Page 3 - The Study was entirely carried out in-house by DG COMP staff.

This final report is therefore a DG COMP staff paper, setting out the findings of the Study. It does not represent the views of the European Commission. The Study was carried out and the final report was prepared by. Under the EU Merger Regulation (EU Merger Regulation), the European Commission has the power to vet major cross-border mergers, acquisitions and certain joint ventures, and to prohibit them when they are incompatible with the internal market (Regulation / on the control of concentrations between undertakings (OJ L24/1)).

Mergers and remedies in the EU: an overview --The literature on merger remedies --Classification of merger remedies --Methodology for assessment of mergers and remedies --Structure and competitive process in paper and board markets --Assessment of remedies adopted by the EC in paper mergers --Structure and competitive process in pharmaceuticals markets --Assessment of remedies adopted by the EC in pharmaceuticals mergers.

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An original study into how merger remedies might be improved was commissioned by DG. Mergers: Commission approves AbbVie's acquisition of Allergan, subject to conditions* The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Allergan by AbbVie.

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Leary --Solving competition problems in merger control: the requirements for an effective divestiture remedy / William J.

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The issue of remedies hasbecome an increasingly important aspect of EU merger control asthe number of conditional merger clearances and the complexity ofremedies has risen. The Notice confirms the Commission'spreference for structural remedies rather than behaviouralcommitments.

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