Financial services : The European Commission exercices its veto against a merger project between two financial services companies (Deutsche Börse/NYSE Euronext)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Eur. comm., dec. art. 8, §3 R.139/2004 of 1 February 2012, Deutsche Börse/NYSE Euronext, aff. COMP/M.6166 The decision to prohibit the proposed merger between New York Stock Exchange Euronext Inc. and Deutsche Börse AG, valued at $9.7 billion, is the twenty-second in the history of Community merger control, and the second in four years (the previous decision dates from 2011; case COMP/M.5830, Olympic/Aegean Airlines, Commission decision of 26 January 2011). This decision will be discussed further in a future edition of Concurrences after its publication, but the Commission's press release already gives an outline of the approach followed by the

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