We regularly advise and represent merging parties or third interested parties in merger control clearance proceedings before the European Commission and national competition authorities. We frequently negotiate commitments with the regulators as a condition for the approval of mergers or acquisitions. We regularly work with experienced economists and monitoring trustees to ensure compliance with agreed commitments.
Our recent experience includes:
Advising a major Asian airline on EU merger control rules and national jurisdictional thresholds;
Successfully representing a third party in merger proceedings between two major electronic communication undertakings;
Advising a multinational infrastructure operator on applicable EU and EU Member State merger control rules in the course of an acquisition of a major infrastructure operator in the EU;
Representing a third party in EU merger control proceedings regrinding a merger in the oil and gas industry in the Northern North Sea.
Representing a major international airline in EU merger control proceedings concerning the acquisition of another international airline with substantial operations in the EU.
Representing a third party in merger control proceedings concerning the acquisition of Olympic Airways by Aegean Airlines.