CASE COMMENTS : MERGERS – EUROPEAN UNION – COMMISSION – PROCEDURE

Public consultation: The European Commission issues a public consultation on certain procedural and jurisdictional aspects of EU merger control

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Following the work undertaken in recent years on the operation of EU Regulation 139/2004 of 20 January 2004 (the "Merger Regulation"), and in particular its 2014 White Paper "Towards more effective merger control in the EU", the European Commission launched a new public consultation on 7 October 2016. While the Commission considers that the Merger Regulation is generally functioning satisfactorily and does not require recasting, it wishes to simplify its operation and improve its effectiveness. This new public consultation thus covers the assessment of the functioning of the following procedural and jurisdictional aspects of merger control: the

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  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Paris)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Paris)

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Marie Louvet, Sergio Sorinas, Public consultation: The European Commission issues a public consultation on certain procedural and jurisdictional aspects of EU merger control, 7 October 2016, Concurrences N° 1-2017, Art. N° 83461, pp. 131-133

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