CASE COMMENTS: GENERAL - EUROPEAN UNION - COURT OF AUDITORS - EFFECTIVENESS OF MERGER CONTROL

Merger control: The European Court of Auditors issues recommendations in response to the European Commission’s lack of resources to ensure the effectiveness of merger control and antitrust procedures

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 19 November 2020, the European Court of Auditors published its Special Report on the European Commission's activity in the field of competition. In order to draw up several observations, the auditors examined a sample "based on risk analysis and comprising 50 cases of cartels, abuses of dominant position and proposed concentrations launched between 2010 and 2017, as well as a sample of antitrust notifications from NCAs". The Court of Auditors notes that the Commission's action and decisions have on the whole addressed the competition concerns, while underlining that it "has not fully addressed the complex new challenges posed by the digital markets, the

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Godefroy de Moncuit de Boiscuillé, Merger control: The European Court of Auditors issues recommendations in response to the European Commission’s lack of resources to ensure the effectiveness of merger control and antitrust procedures, 19 November 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99108, pp. 107-109

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