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Mar 29, 2012

Italy Changes Its Merger Control Rules and Raises the Bar for Merger Notification Requirements

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The law of conversion of Mr. Monti’s liberalization decree (a package of measures adopted by the Italian government to boost competitiveness, infrastructure and promote competition) has introduced welcome changes to the Italian merger control rules. Effective as of January 1, 2013: (i) the bar above which mergers and acquisitions become reportable has been raised, eliminating the need for smaller transactions to be notified; and (ii) merger filing fees for reportable transactions will be abolished.

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Domenico Fanuele

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