Year in preview: pull-and-refile increases in Europe
At the end of 2018, the European Commission approved two mergers at Phase I that the companies had notified to the enforcer several months earlier – but had then withdrawn and re-filed. Observers say the tactic, a standard option in US merger practice, is becoming more common in the EU to avoid costly Phase II reviews.
To read more
Subscribe to Global Competition Review
Subscribe to unlock unlimited access