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Some 40 below-threshold mergers have been checked out by the EU, senior official says

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 23 May 2023 17:20
  • 23 May 2023 17:20
The EU's merger watchdog has dug into some 40 deals since 2020 to see if they warrant a referral under the regulator's Article 22 policy, according to a senior official.
The European Commission's market monitoring revealed about half of those cases, a process which has been ramped up, Paul Csiszár

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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