ALERTS: MERGERS - EUROPEAN UNION - CONSUMER WELFARE - BURDEN OF PROOF - DIGITAL SECTOR

Competition policy: The BEUC suggests that the burden of proof that the merger does not distort competition should be placed on companies, in order to avoid killer acquisitions

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 2 October 2019, the European Consumers' Organisation (ECB) published a report entitled "The Role of Competition Policy in Protecting Consumers' Well-being in the Digital Era".The European consumer protection organisation has drawn up an inventory of digital markets, emphasising the specific features of these markets, identifying the most worrying practices and formulating some fifteen recommendations for the attention of the competition authorities and, in the first instance, the European Commission. In this

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  • L’actu-concurrence (Paris)

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Alain Ronzano, Competition policy: The BEUC suggests that the burden of proof that the merger does not distort competition should be placed on companies, in order to avoid killer acquisitions, 2 October 2019, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 91898, www.concurrences.com

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