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Merger Control in the United Kingdom and European Union - Riccardo Celli

Merger Control in the United Kingdom and European Union

By: Riccardo Celli (Editor), Michael Grenfell (Editor)

Paperback Published: January 1997
ISBN: 9789041106520
Number Of Pages: 304

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Merger Control in the United Kingdom and European Union clearly and concisely sets out the rules and procedures governing mergers at both national and European Union (EU) levels.This how-to guide assists practitioners involved in mergers by identifying: whether a transaction will come under the UK or the EU systemwho needs to be notifiedwhen and how notifications need to be filed under the UK or the EU systemthe various stages of the processBecause in this area policy--rather than merely legal rules--plays a central role, Merger Control in the United Kingdom and European Union also identifies the various strands and developments of merger policy in Whitehall and in Brussels.The book has been fully updated to take account of the new legislative and interpretative measures introduced by the European Commission in December 1994 on the application of the EC Merger Regulation, as well as the UK statutory instruments enacted in March 1996 to amend merger control and competition rules, and recent developments involving mergers in the privatised utilities. Also included in this single volume are the texts of the relevant UK and EU legislation.This guide will interest all businesses involved in or contemplating transactions which could come under the rules, as well as lawyers, bankers, accountants and other professional advisers, and policymakers and observers of this developing area of law and policy.

Preface
UK Merger Control
Introductionp. 1
Summary of the UK Systemp. 2
Mergers Subject to UK National Controlp. 4
The Institutionsp. 14
UK Merger Policyp. 16
Procedure - Merger Reference or Clearancep. 34
Procedure - MMC Inquiryp. 49
Procedure - Action following MMC Reportp. 54
Penalties for False or Misleading Informationp. 55
Special Sectorsp. 56
Other Relevant UK Lawsp. 60
Articles 85 and 86 of the EC Treatyp. 66
US Anti-Trust Rulesp. 66
EC Merger Control
Introductionp. 71
Background to the Adoption of the Merger Regulationp. 72
Article 85p. 73
Article 86p. 76
EEAp. 78
Merger Regulationp. 79
UK Legislationp. 139
EC Legislationp. 172
Interpretative Noticesp. 230
Indexp. 285
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ISBN: 9789041106520
ISBN-10: 9041106529
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: January 1997
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.43