CASE COMMENT: MERGERS - UNILATERAL EFFECT

Unilateral effects: The Minister of Economy issues its two first decisions after a referral based upon article 4(4) EC Merger Reg. (Entremont/Unicopa - Carrefour/Penny Market)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – Min. October 28, 2005, Groupe Entremont / Unicopa, case C2005-78. – Min. Éco, November 10, 2005, Groupe Carrefour / Penny Market, aff. C2005-98 The Minister issued his first two authorising decisions in quick succession after referral from the Commission on the basis of Article 4(4) of Regulation (EC) No 139/2004, on 28 October 2005 (Case C2005-78) in the cheese sector and on 10 November 2005 (Case C2005-98) in the food distribution sector. For the record, the procedure under Article 4(4) allows the notifying party to request the Commission to refer the examination of the case to a Member State despite the fact that the concentration has a Community

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Jérôme Philippe, Unilateral effects: The Minister of Economy issues its two first decisions after a referral based upon article 4(4) EC Merger Reg. (Entremont/Unicopa - Carrefour/Penny Market), 10 November 2005, Concurrences N° 1-2006, Art. N° 1019, pp. 159-160

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