ABA Sections Caution France On Merger Review Changes

Law360, New York (December 5, 2017, 7:33 PM EST) -- A pair of American Bar Association sections said they do not want France’s competition watchdog to implement sector-specific or market-share-based merger notification thresholds as part of a possible retooling of the country’s merger and control laws, according to a Tuesday announcement from the ABA.

In Nov. 30 comments to the French Competition Authority, the ABA’s sections on antitrust law and international law cautioned against the possible implementation of varying notification thresholds and rules based on sector, saying entities being forced to determine whether their transaction meets...
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