The EU Commission adopts a green paper on the review of the merger regulation

"Green Paper on the Review of the Merger Regulation"* On 11 December 2001, the Commission adopted a Green Paper on the Review of Council Regulation (EEC) No 4064/89, the Merger Regulation. The Paper calls for views on how the effectiveness of the legal framework for EU merger control might be improved, better adapting it to the realities of a globalising economy, against the backdrop of an enlarging and increasingly integrated Community. The ambition of the review The Merger Regulation foresees a regular review of certain of its provisions, notably those concerning the scope of the Commission’s competence in merger control [1]. In undertaking the current review, however, the Commission has taken the opportunity to look beyond mere adjustments in jurisdictional matters, and to make a

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  • Hong Kong Competition Commission
  • DG COMP (Brussels)
  • DG COMP (Brussels)
  • Swedish Competition Authority (Stockholm)

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Stephen Ryan, Anna Papaioannou, Ulrich Diez, Dan Sjöblom, The EU Commission adopts a green paper on the review of the merger regulation, 11 December 2001, e-Competitions December 2001, Art. N° 38982

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