The EU Commission adopts a decision declaring a merger compatible with the internal market and the functioning of the EEA (Hutchison 3G Austria / Orange Austria)

H3G/Orange Austria – Commission starts using UPP* On 24 July, the Commission published the non-confidential version of the decision in the Hutchison 3G Austria/Orange Austria case. The case, cleared subject to commitments following a Phase II investigation, represents a significant development in the Commission’s merger enforcement policy because, for the first time, the Commission has applied an Upward Pricing Pressure (UPP)-analysis as part of its competitive assessment. The case is furthermore notable because the combined

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Jan Peter van der Veer, The EU Commission adopts a decision declaring a merger compatible with the internal market and the functioning of the EEA (Hutchison 3G Austria / Orange Austria), 12 December 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2012, Art. N° 54835

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