European merger control
do we need an efficiency defence?
- ISBN: 9781845424916
- Editorial: Edward Elgal Publishing Limited
- Fecha de la edición: 2006
- Lugar de la edición: Cheltenham. Reino Unido
- Encuadernación: Cartoné
- Medidas: 24 cm
- Nº Pág.: 326
- Idiomas: Inglés
During its first fifteen years, the EUs merger control system, unlike most others in the world, offered only minimal possibilities for taking efficiency gains into account as a mitigating factor that might offset the anti-competitive effects of a merger. This book examines the background to a change in the legal framework which occurred in May 2004 with the entry into force of a new Merger Regulation that for the first time explicitly recognises the possibility of an efficiency defence.
Eds. Fabienne Ilzkovitz, Roderick Meiklejohn