Knowledge Highlights 21 February 2022
Merger Control: General Guide to Filing
This article discusses the process and timelines involved in a merger control filing. A merger filing is an application submitted by merger parties to the relevant regulators in order to notify the regulators that the transaction will not result in a substantial lessening of competition in the relevant market and obtain a clearance to proceed with the transaction. This is the second article in a series on merger control. The first article, titled “Merger Control”, explains the concept of merger control under competition laws and discusses the general concepts of mandatory and voluntary notification regimes.
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