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The DGCCRF merger guidelines dated 15 July 2005

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Caroline Montalcino [1], Deputy Director, in charge of the Competition Policy Sub-Directorate, DGCCRF 1. The guidelines in their final version have finally been published [2], a final version which is essentially provisional. Before going into the content of these guidelines, I would like to retrace their genesis and recall their originality. This originality does not, of course, stem from their existence, which is now widespread among the competition authorities: most of the countries that have established a merger control system have felt the need to publish guidelines in various forms. The NAI bears witness to this in its own way, since today the work

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Caroline Montalcino, The DGCCRF merger guidelines dated 15 July 2005, September 2005, Concurrences N° 3-2005, Art. N° 236, pp. 60-66

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