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EU Competition Law Volume II: Mergers and Acquisitions

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EU Competition Law Volume II: Mergers and Acquisitions

3rd edition

9781802203455 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Christopher Jones Principal, Energy Regulatory and Antitrust, Baker McKenzie, Brussels, Part-time Professor, Energy Law and Policy, European University Institute, Italy and Lisa Weinert, Associate, European and Competition Law Practice, Baker McKenzie, Brussels, Belgium
Publication Date: October 2021 ISBN: 978 1 80220 345 5 Extent: c 1,640 pp
This book is a Claeys and Casteels title, now formally part of Edward Elgar Publishing.

With extensive updating in the decade since the publication of the second edition, and written by the key Commission and European Court officials in this area, as well as leading practitioners, the third edition of this unique title provides meticulous and exhaustive coverage of EU Merger Law.

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This book is a Claeys and Casteels title, now formally part of Edward Elgar Publishing.

With extensive updating in the decade since the publication of the second edition, and written by the key Commission and European Court officials in this area, as well as leading practitioners, the third edition of this unique title provides meticulous and exhaustive coverage of EU Merger Law.

Containing over 1500 pages of detailed practical analysis and commentary across two volumes, the book provides a unique insight into the way that Commission officials approach cases in practice, and an invaluable guide for all those practising in the field of mergers and acquisitions.

In addition to substantive analysis and procedural guidance, detailed attention is given to specific sectors, including energy, financial services, telecoms, media and internet, as well as transportation.

Quite simply, this book should be on the desk of every competition lawyer practising in the EU, and all those outside of the EU who need to understand the dynamics of EU merger control.

Key features:

• Written with the authority of those closest to the rule-making
• A unique insight into the Commission approach
• Exhaustive coverage of EU Merger control
• Extensively updated since the second edition
• Broad coverage of specific sectors
Contributors
Contributors include: Marion Bailly, Claes Bengtsson, Gavin Bushell, Julien Caminati, Josep M. Carpi, Giuseppe Conte, Daniel Dittert, Paul Johnson, Christopher Jones, Nicolas Listl, Luca Montani, Henri Piffaut, Stephan Simon, Cristina Sjödin, Anatoly Subocs, Simon A.W. Vande Walle, Zsolt Vertessy, Ulrich Von Koppenfels, Lisa Weinert
Contents
Contents:

PART 1 – INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1
Overview

Chapter 2
The evolution of EU merger control since 1990

Chapter 3
Implementation and Enforcement

PART 2 – JURISDICTION

Chapter 1
Introduction

Chapter 2
Concentrations

Chapter 3
Joint ventures

Chapter 4
European Union dimension

Chapter 5
Referrals

Chapter 6
Remaining competences of the Member States

PART 3
DEFINITION OF THE RELEVANT MARKET

Chapter 1
Introduction

Chapter 2
Relevant product market

Chapter 3
Relevant geographic market

PART 4
THE SUBSTANTIVE ASSESSMENT OF MERGERS

Chapter 1
Introduction

Chapter 2
Anticompetitive effects

Chapter 3
Countervailing factors

PART 5 – ANCILLARY RESTRAINTS

Chapter 1
Ancillary Restraints

PART 6 - PROCEDURE

Chapter 1
Introduction

Chapter 2
Notification

Chapter 3
Fact finding & investigation

Chapter 4
Phase I proceedings

Chapter 5
Phase II proceedings

Chapter 6
Special procedures

Chapter 7
Notification and publication of decisions

PART 7
REMEDIES

Chapter 1
Introduction

Chapter 2
Legal framework and criteria for assessing remedies

Chapter 3
Designing the remedy

Chapter 4
Types of remedies

Chapter 5
Implementing the remedy

Chapter 6
Enforcing the remedy

PART 8
MERGER CONTROL IN SPECIFIC SECTORS

Chapter 1
Financial services

Chapter 2
Telecommunications, media and internet services

Chapter 3
Electricity and gas

Chapter 4
Transport

PART 9
JUDICIAL REVIEW

Chapter 1
Introduction

Chapter 2
Action for annulment

Chapter 3
Other forms of judicial review

PART 10
THE INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION

Chapter 1
Introduction

Chapter 2
The merger regulation and international law

Chapter 3
The EEA Agreement

Chapter 4
International cooperation in merger cases

Chapter 5
Cooperation on merger policy and best practices
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