The EU Commission approves, subject to remedies, a merger between UK and US telecommunications companies (British Telecom / MCI)

"Merger : Summary of the most important recent developments"* The second decision under Article 8(2) of the Regulation was taken on 14th May, four months after the launch of a “2nd phase” in depth investigation. The Commission’s initial inquiry gave rise to serious concerns with respect to the positions of both British Telecom (BT), the UK-based supplier of telecommunications services and equipment and MCI, the US-based diversified communications company in the markets for international voice telephony services on the UK-US

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Conrado Tromp, The EU Commission approves, subject to remedies, a merger between UK and US telecommunications companies (British Telecom / MCI), 14 May 1997, e-Competitions May 1997, Art. N° 39497

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