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Merck argued over Sigma false-information charges at EU hearing last year

By Andrew Boyce
  • 08 Mar 2021 06:12
  • 08 Mar 2021 06:12
Merck KGaA has said that it "countered" revised antitrust charges last year over the supply of incorrect information during the EU review of its 2015 acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich.

The European Commission issued Merck and Sigma-Aldrich with formal charges in 2017, alleging that they provided “incorrect or misleading information” during its review of the $17

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Andrew Boyce


Andrew is a reporter covering merger reviews and competition policy for MLex in Brussels. He joined MLex in 2015 and holds a degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Liverpool.

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