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National referrals won’t mean EU merger deals are ‘indefinitely’ under scrutiny, Guersent says

By Natalie McNelis
  • 23 Mar 2021 11:16
  • 23 Mar 2021 11:16
Companies concerned about a new European Commission approach to accept “below-threshold” referrals of mergers from national authorities need not worry that their deals could be always vulnerable, the head of the EU competition department said today.

“It's not about the power to revisit mergers ex post indefinitely,”* said Olivier Guersent at a webinar**

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