The Russian Competition Authority requires several remedies before clearing a merger in the agrotechnology market (Bayer / Monsanto)

FAS Russia applies access and behavioral remedies in the Bayer/Monsanto merger* The Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS Russia) has concluded a review of the merger between “Bayer AG” (Germany) and “Monsanto Company” (USA) filed according to paragraphs 8 and 9 of section 1 of article 28 of the Federal Law N 135-FZ from 26.07.2006 “On Protection of Competition” (the Law on Protection of Competition). This merger affects the markets for the products used by agricultural producers including agricultural crops (seeds), certain crop protection products, in particular nonselective herbicides, as well as digital offerings for agriculture. Both Bayer and Monsanto are vertically integrated full-cycle agrotechnology companies active in agrotechnology research and development as well as in

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Russian Competition Authority, The Russian Competition Authority requires several remedies before clearing a merger in the agrotechnology market (Bayer / Monsanto), 8 November 2017, e-Competitions November 2017, Art. N° 85568

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