CASE COMMENTS : MERGERS – EUROPEAN UNION - PHASE I – COMMITMENTS – MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE AND SOCIAL NETWORKS

Commitments : The European Commission authorises takeover of a social network operator by a manufacturer of management software solutions, subject to conditions aiming at preserving competition between professional social networks (Microsoft / LinkedIn)

La Commission européenne a autorisé sous conditions l’acquisition par Microsoft du réseau social professionnel LinkedIn. Les conditions encadrant cette autorisation sont liées aux craintes de la Commission que cette opération permette à Microsoft d’utiliser la position forte de son produit Windows sur le marché des systèmes

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Valérie Lefever, Jean-François Bellis, Commitments : The European Commission authorises takeover of a social network operator by a manufacturer of management software solutions, subject to conditions aiming at preserving competition between professional social networks (Microsoft / LinkedIn), 20 January 2017, Concurrences Review N° 1-2017, Art. N° 83471, pp. 139

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