UK's Antitrust Bodies Launch Joint Merger Guidelines

Law360, New York (September 16, 2010, 4:01 PM EDT) -- The U.K.'s Office of Fair Trading and Competition Commission have released joint merger assessment guidelines for the first time, revising and expanding rubrics the agencies have released separately over the years since the Enterprise Act of 2002.

Published Thursday, the guidelines lay out questions the OFT will consider when deciding whether to refer a merger to the commission for further investigation, as well as the issues the commission will consider in its review.

According to the regulators, the joint release is intended to provide greater clarity...
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