The European Commission launches consultation on merger regulation

On 28 October 2008, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the functioning of the EC Merger Regulation. According to the Commission, the main purpose of the consultation is to evaluate how the jurisdictional thresholds and the referral mechanisms provided for in the Merger Regulation are working. However, the Commission is also seeking comments on the functioning of the Merger Regulation more generally. As regards the jurisdictional thresholds set out in the Merger Regulation, the Commission is seeking feedback, among other things, on the following questions: Whether the current turnover thresholds are an effective means of determining which transactions should be reviewed at the EC level; Whether there are

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

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Porter Elliott, The European Commission launches consultation on merger regulation, 28 October 2008, e-Competitions October 2008, Art. N° 44518

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