La Pratique des Tests de Marché Dans les Procédures Antitrust et Dans le Contrôle des Concentrations (Market Tests in Antitrust and Merger Control Proceedings)

Concurrences, No. 1, 2013

29 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2013

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David Bosco

Aix-Marseille University

Celine Gauer

European Union - European Commission

Oliver Bretz

Euclid Law

Katrin Schallenberg

Clifford Chance LLP - Paris Office

Simon Genevaz

The Competition Authority

Etienne Pfister

The Competition Authority

Andreas Bardong

Federal Cartel Office

Abbott B. Lipsky

Latham & Watkins - Washington, D.C. Office

Date Written: February 23, 2013

Abstract

Nowadays, commitments decisions of the competition authorities are, most of the time, preceded by a consultation of third parties. These "market tests" have become a central step of the antitrust procedure and merger control. The authors of this Tendances present their experience in using this tool. They expose the practice before the competition authorities, its issues, and give some elements to improve the procedure.

Note: Downloadable document is in French and English.

Keywords: Antitrust, Merger Control, European Law, Market Tests, Settlements proceedings

JEL Classification: K21, L40, L41

Suggested Citation

Bosco, David and Gauer, Celine and Bretz, Oliver and Schallenberg, Katrin and Genevaz, Simon and Pfister, Etienne and Bardong, Andreas and Lipsky, Abbott B., La Pratique des Tests de Marché Dans les Procédures Antitrust et Dans le Contrôle des Concentrations (Market Tests in Antitrust and Merger Control Proceedings) (February 23, 2013). Concurrences, No. 1, 2013 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2223173

David Bosco (Contact Author)

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Celine Gauer

European Union - European Commission ( email )

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Oliver Bretz

Euclid Law ( email )

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Katrin Schallenberg

Clifford Chance LLP - Paris Office ( email )

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France

Simon Genevaz

The Competition Authority ( email )

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Etienne Pfister

The Competition Authority ( email )

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Ireland

Andreas Bardong

Federal Cartel Office ( email )

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Germany

Abbott B. Lipsky

Latham & Watkins - Washington, D.C. Office ( email )

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United States
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202-637-2201 (Fax)

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