|Brussels GA&P (October 2016)|
31/10/2016 - Autor/es: Gómez-Acebo & Pombo, Brussels
Commission launches public consultation on the functioning of certain procedural and jurisdictional aspects of EU merger control
On 7th October 2016, the European Commission launched a public consultation in order to seek feedback from citizens, businesses, associations, public authorities and other stakeholders on certain aspects of EU merger legislation. The consultation will remain open until 13th January 2017.
The consultation is focused on: (i) the effectiveness of purely turnover-based thresholds in the EU Merger Regulation, (ii) the treatment of cases that typically do not raise competition concerns and (iii) the referral mechanisms between national competition authorities and the European Commission...