E.C. To Issue Gaz de France-Suez Report

Law360, New York (August 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two months after vowing to take a deeper look into the proposed Gaz de France-Suez merger, the European Commission is believed to be on the brink of delivering a report outlining the antitrust issues plaguing the controversial union.

Thierry Breton, France’s minister of finance, revealed the E.C.’s intent to publish a document regarding the energy companies’ potential merger in an interview with the newspaper Le Figaro.

The proposed unification has come under fire from many sides, with labor unions and the ruling party alike concerned over...
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