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Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the use of economics in merger analysis and the related MWG work-product: the updated Chapter 4 of the ICN Investigative Techniques Handbook for Merger Review!   During the Teleseminar, you will be guided, by means of practical case studies from jurisdictions like Canada, Brazil and USA, on tools [...]

Want to know more about the MWG? Don’t miss the Welcoming Call on Nov 7, 2013. 
The Merger Working Group (MWG) invites you to the teleseminar on Nov 7, 2013. The Competition Commission of India, together with the other co-chair of the MWG, will welcome you and guide you through the main MWG activities and [...]

On this teleseminar representatives from agencies in India, Singapore and the United Kingdom will present their recently updated merger procedures and discuss issues related to the revision and implementation.
DATE:         6 March 2013
TIME: 10am (London), 3.30pm (New Delhi), 6pm (Singapore), 9pm (Sydney). To check your time zone click here.
Ms. Jiaying Koh – [...]

Dear ICN community,
Today is the ICN’s 11th anniversary. I thought I would celebrate the occasion by providing a brief update on current ICN initiatives.
This fall we are also celebrating the 10th anniversary of the ICN’s first recommended practices. We should be proud of ICN’s accomplishments in developing and adopting these international norms. A recent speech [...]

Merger cooperation – Europe

November 15th, 2011

The EU’s national competition authorities and the European Commission have agreed a set of best practices on merger review. The best practices aim to foster cooperation and information sharing for mergers that do not qualify for review by the Commission but require clearance in several Member States.

On Tuesday, November 15, the ICN Merger Working Group will host a webinar featuring speakers from the EC and US who will discuss economic tools and techniques for  analyzing unilateral effects in differentiated product markets. The program will cover topics such as diversion ratios and upward pricing pressure, econometric studies, natural experiments, demand estimation and [...]

Merger Monday – Hungary

October 31st, 2011

Merger notification form – Hungary
The Hungarian Competition Authority has initiated a public consultation on the draft of the Hungarian merger notification form and on the draft of the informal meetings related to the merger review.

Merger notification – Spain

October 20th, 2011

The Spanish CNC recently published Guidelines on short-form notification of mergers, describing which type of concentrations are eligible for short-form notification to the CNC.

The U.S. antitrust agencies and the European Commission issued an updated set of “best practices” (and accompanying FAQs) that they use to coordinate their merger reviews.  The agencies also celebrated the 20th anniversary of the United States-European Union bilateral antitrust agreement.

Merger Guidelines – Canada

October 7th, 2011

Following extensive consultations conducted across Canada in 2010 and 2011, as well as consultations with foreign competition agencies, and a focused internal review, the Canadian Competition Bureau has announced the publication of the final Merger Enforcement Guidelines (MEGs)/Fusions — Lignes directrices pour l’application de la loi