The EU Commission provides guidance regarding its policy change to article 22 of the EU Merger Regulation

On 26 March 2021, the European Commission (“Commission”) published a Staff Working Paper summarising the findings of its evaluation of procedural and jurisdictional aspects of EU merger control (the “Evaluation”), along with a communication providing guidance regarding its change in approach to the use of Article 22 of the EU Merger Regulation (“EUMR”) to refer cases over which neither the Commission nor the member states have jurisdiction (“Guidance”). Additionally, the Commission launched an impact assessment on policy options for further targeting and simplification of merger procedures, inviting stakeholders to submit their views by 18 June 2021. Evaluation of Procedural and Jurisdictional aspects of EU merger control The Evaluation, launched in August 2016, was intended to assess the

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Miranda Cole, Aidan Forde, The EU Commission provides guidance regarding its policy change to article 22 of the EU Merger Regulation, 26 March 2021, e-Competitions April 2021 - II, Art. N° 99991

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