Statement of the Institute for Competition Law (Professors Kersting, Meyer-Lindemann, Podszun) on the Draft 'Guidance on Transaction Value Thresholds for Mandatory Pre-Merger Notification (Section 35 (1a) GWB and Section 9 (4) KartG)' of the German Federal Cartel Office and the Austrian Federal Competition Authority of 14.5.2018
7 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2018
Date Written: June 11, 2018
The German Federal Cartel Office and the Austrian Federal Competition Authority have recently published a draft "Guidance on Transaction Value Thresholds for Mandatory Pre-merger Notification (Section 35(1a) GWB and Section 9(4) KartG)" for public consultation. Prof. Dr. Christian Kersting, Prof. Dr. Hans Jürgen Meyer-Lindemann and Prof. Dr. Rupprecht Podszun of the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Law evaluate the draft guidance. The draft of the guidance is available on the homepage of the Federal Cartel Office.
Keywords: Pre-Merger Notificaion, German Federal Cartel Office, Austrian Federal Competition Authority, Transaction Value Thresholds, Section 35 GWB, Section 9 KartG
JEL Classification: K21, K29
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