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Brussels GA_P (July 2017)

Brussels GA_P (July 2017)

31/07/2017 - Author: GA_P, Brussels

Brussels GA_P (July 2017)The Commission sends Statements of Objections to General Electric and Merck and Sigma-Aldrich for allegedly providing misleading information during EU merger review

 

The Commission has addressed two separate Statements of Objections ("SO") to General Electric ("GE") and to Merck and Sigma-Aldrich for a potential breach of EU Competition procedural rules. According to the Commission, the companies would have provided incorrect or misleading information during the merger review carried out by the Commission.


The first SO concerns GE’s proposed acquisition of LM Wind, which was notified for the first time to the Commission on 11 January 2011. In the Commission’s view, this notification included incorrect or misleading data. The Commission believes that GE did not submit information on its R&D activities and the development of a concrete product...

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