The OECD holds a roundtable on impact evaluation of merger decisions

Executive summary, by the Secretariat Considering the discussion at the roundtable as well as the delegates’ and panellists’ written submissions, several key points emerge: (1) Ex post evaluations of merger decisions can help to assess whether the conclusions in a specific merger decision were correct in light of the available evidence at the time of the decision, and whether a decision was consistent with the jurisdiction’s policy goals. They are an important tool that can help competition authorities to improve the quality of future decisions. Experts and delegates agreed during this roundtable that ex post evaluations are an important instrument for assessing previous merger review decisions, as well as for improving the quality of future decisions. Merger review necessarily

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on impact evaluation of merger decisions, 1 June 2011, e-Competitions June 2011, Art. N° 85620

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