CASE COMMENTS: MERGERS – EUROPEAN UNION – COMMITMENTS

Commitments: The European Commission partially waives commitments offered in the framework of a merger between the two main world producers of refrigeration compressor (Nidec / Whirlpool - Embraco Business)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In the space of two weeks and in the midst of a health crisis, the European Commission issued two decisions lifting the commitments entered into by Nidec and Takeda in the context of their respective mergers. The decision concerning Takeda was particularly commented on, no doubt because it was of an exceptional nature, relating to a total lifting of the divestiture commitments, before any implementation and less than a year and a half after the Commission's clearance decision. However, it cannot hide the Nidec/Embraco case, which presents particularly interesting aspects concerning the reasons which could lead the Commission to accept the lifting of the

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Olivier Billard, Guillaume Fabre, Solène Hamon, Commitments: The European Commission partially waives commitments offered in the framework of a merger between the two main world producers of refrigeration compressor (Nidec / Whirlpool - Embraco Business), 15 May 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97597, pp. 165-168

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