CONFERENCE - DGCCRF - MINISTER OF ECONOMY - MERGERS CONTROL

General interest and economic analysis (Paris, October 18th 2013)

In this contribution derived from the DGCCRF workshop of the 18th October 2013 and dedicated to "the Minister of the Economy, guardian of the public interest in the mergers control", Frederic Jenny focuses on the general interest and the economic analysis.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. DGCCRF Workshop "Competition policy" (October 18, 2013)The Minister of the Economy, guardian of the general interest in merger control : Why is that? Why? How?General interest and economic analysis 1. Pursuant to the provisions of Article L. 430-6, when a merger is examined in detail, the French Competition Authority assesses whether the transaction makes a sufficient contribution to economic progress to offset the harm to competition. Moreover, pursuant to the provisions of Article L. 430-7-1, "(...) the Minister for Economic Affairs may raise the case and rule on the transaction in question on grounds of general interest other than the maintenance of

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Frédéric Jenny, General interest and economic analysis (Paris, October 18th 2013), February 2014, Concurrences N° 1-2014, Art. N° 63862, www.concurrences.com

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