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‘Block or clear’ choice for mergers is not EU policy, Vestager says

Suggesting regulators should either prohibit or approve transactions — and nothing in between — is a “limitating” approach that isn’t the policy of the European Commission, the EU’s top competition enforcer said.
Margrethe Vestager said the EU could accept moves to remedy competition concerns in M&A deals, and explained why her authority

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