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Aug 19, 2019

Conglomerate Effects: An EU Resurgence?

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The European Commission (EC) is increasingly invoking conglomerate theories of harm in its merger reviews. The complexity of these theories is resulting in more in-depth Phase 2 reviews and behavioral access commitments are relatively common for conglomerate mergers in the high-tech space.

Read this chapter in Shearman & Sterling’s 2019 Antitrust Annual Report, “Conglomerate Effects: An EU Resurgence?”

Authors and Contributors

Matthew Readings

Partner

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Simon Thexton

Associate

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