The ECJ Has Spoken: Where Do We Stand with Standard of Proof in Merger Control?
European Competition Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 12, pp. 726-728, 2009
3 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2009 Last revised: 31 Oct 2014
Date Written: April 23, 2009
Comments on the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling in Bertelsmann AG v Independent Music Publishers & Labels Association (Impala) (C-413/06 P), focusing on whether the same standard of proof applies in merger clearing decisions and in merger prohibition decisions under Regulation 139/2004 (Merger Regulation) art.2.
Keywords: EC law, merger control, standard of proof
JEL Classification: K21
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