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

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Svetlicinii, Alexandr, Exploring the Role of Legal Presumptions Under the 'Convincing Evidence' Standard in EC Merger Control (2008). ICC Global Antitrust Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 117-134, 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1311457

Alexandr Svetlicinii (Contact Author)

University of Macau - Faculty of Law ( email )

Macau

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