Exploring the Role of Legal Presumptions Under the 'Convincing Evidence' Standard in EC Merger Control
ICC Global Antitrust Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 117-134, 2008
18 Pages Posted: 7 Dec 2008 Last revised: 27 Aug 2015
Date Written: 2008
This article addresses the problem of increasing complexity and sophistication of the economic and legal assessment of concentrations under EC merger control regime. It evaluates the potential role that legal presumptions might play in facilitating the assessment of complex economic evidence and increasing legal certainty of the merger assessment process.
Keywords: merger control, standard of proof, legal presumption
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