The UK, German and Australian Competition Authorities agree on a joint statement on merger control

Competition Agencies from Germany, the UK and Australia agree on Joint Merger Statement* Today, the Bundeskartellamt, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) have agreed on a joint statement on merger control. The joint statement reflects the common understanding of all three authorities that consistent merger enforcement is the key to preserve competition and diversity. The agency heads Andreas Mundt (President of the Bundeskartellamt), Andrea Coscelli (Chief Executive of the CMA) and Rod Sims (Chairman of the ACCC) met at a virtual conference to discuss joint challenges for merger control like the digital economy, globalisation and the impact of COVID-19. Andreas Mundt: “Effective merger control is

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German Competition Authority, Australian Competition Authority, UK Competition Authority, The UK, German and Australian Competition Authorities agree on a joint statement on merger control, 20 April 2021, e-Competitions March 2021, Art. N° 100262

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