Don't Underestimate The Value Of EU Merger Control Reform

Law360, New York (March 11, 2013, 2:51 PM EDT) -- As many businesses will be acutely aware, the preparation of merger control notifications to the European Commission under the EU merger regulation ("EUMR") in respect of mergers and acquisitions transactions requires a considerable amount of effort by in-house teams and external legal and economic advisers and results in significant costs in terms of professional fees and management time.

As detailed below, the commission is currently proposing small but significant changes to its notification rules to ensure that these financial and administrative burdens are only imposed when...
To view the full article, register now.