The OECD holds a roundtable on merger remedies

Key documents: Executive Summary with key findings, Detailled Summary of the discussion, Background note Executive summary, by the Secretariat Considering the discussion at the roundtable, the member country submissions, and the background paper, a number of key points emerge: (1) When devising remedies in merger cases, competition authorities should be guided by the following principles: (i) competition authorities should consider remedies only if a threat to competition has been identified; (ii) remedies should be the least restrictive means to effectively eliminate competition concerns; (iii) remedies should address only competition concerns, and should not be used for industrial planning or other non-competition purposes; and (iv) competition authorities should be flexible and

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on merger remedies , 1 October 2003, e-Competitions Cooperation between National Competition Authorities, Art. N° 85729

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