The OECD holds a roundtable on remedies in merger cases

Executive summary, by the Secretariat From the issues paper and the discussion at the roundtable on remedies in merger cases, the following points emerge: (1) Competition agencies use remedies in merger cases to eliminate any competitive harm that may result as a consequence of a merger. Generally, merger remedies are classified as either structural or behavioural (or conduct). Each of these categories has benefits and drawbacks, which must be carefully considered when deciding which type of remedy to best employ. Remedies are used by competition agencies to resolve and prevent the harm to the competitive process that may result as a consequence of a merger. They allow for the approval of mergers that would otherwise have been prohibited, by eliminating the risks that a given

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on remedies in merger cases, 1 June 2011, e-Competitions June 2011, Art. N° 85624

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