US and EU converge on mergers but not unilateral conduct, enforcers say

Pallavi Guniganti

27 January 2017

US and EU converge on mergers but not unilateral conduct, enforcers say

Midtown Manhattan, iStock / Alija

Senior officials at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division and the European Commission’s competition authority said yesterday that there is no substantive gap in how they review deals, but acknowledged that they enforce differently against abusive conduct.