Remedies for Coordinated Effects Under the EU Merger Regulation

Competition Law International, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2010

15 Pages Posted: 14 Jul 2010  

Nicolas Petit

University of Liege - School of Law; International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE); University of South Australia - School of Law

Date Written: July 14, 2010

Abstract

The present article discusses remedies for coordinated effects under the EU Merger Regulation. To this end, it is divided in three parts. Part I reviews the remedies applied to date by the Commission in coordinated effects cases (I). Part II discusses the substantive standard against which such remedies are evaluated (II). Part III underlines a number of practical difficulties which arise when merging parties devise remedies to allay the Commission’s coordinated effects concerns (III).

Keywords: Competition, Antitrust, Merger Control, Remedies, Collusion, Coordinated Effects

JEL Classification: K21, L4

Suggested Citation

Petit, Nicolas, Remedies for Coordinated Effects Under the EU Merger Regulation (July 14, 2010). Competition Law International, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1639906

Nicolas Petit (Contact Author)

University of Liege - School of Law ( email )

B-4000 Liege
Belgium

International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) ( email )

United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.laweconcenter.org/contact.html

University of South Australia - School of Law ( email )

GPO Box 2471
Adelaide SA 5001
Australia

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