The Organisation for the Economic Co-operation and Development holds a roundtable on jurisdictional nexus in merger control regimes

Executive summary, by the Secretariat * Considering the discussion at the roundtable held by Working Party No.3 on Co-operation and Enforcement on 15June 2016, the delegates’ submissions, the panellists’ presentations and the Secretariat’s background paper, several points are noted: 1. Merger control systems should not be burdensome for either businesses or competition authorities, and should require transactions to be notifiable only when they have an appropriate local nexus. The 2005 OECD Recommendation on Merger Review and the 2002 ICN Recommended Practices for Merger Notification and Review Procedures still reflect a general consensus among competition agencies on the key principles that should govern merger review systems. Countries should continue to converge towards these

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OECD, The Organisation for the Economic Co-operation and Development holds a roundtable on jurisdictional nexus in merger control regimes, 14 June 2016, e-Competitions June 2016, Art. N° 85521

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