Merger

What's New?

Presentation: How does your merger review regime conform to the ICN’s Recommended Practices? A discussion of self-assessment tools

À la découverte du Groupe de travail de l'ICN sur les Concentrations; ICN MWG télé-séminaire de bienvenu (French language)

Want to learn more about the Merger Working Group, see the presentation used for the MWG's Welcoming Teleseminar, November 2013, entitled:

Discovering the ICN’s Merger Working Group: a global network of merger review regimes

2013 work product: The Role of Economists and Economic Evidence in Merger Analysis (revised chapter of the Investigative Techniques for Merger Review Handbook)

Practicas Recomendadas por la RICE para el análisis de concentraciones económicas

Descubriendo al Grupo de Trabajo de Concentraciones de la RICE
ICN MWG Tele seminario de Bienvenida (Spanish language)


Mission of the Merger Working Group (MWG)

The mission of the ICN Merger Working Group is to promote the adoption of best practices in the design and operation of merger review regimes in order to: (i) enhance the effectiveness of each jurisdiction's merger review mechanisms; (ii) facilitate procedural and substantive convergence; and (iii) reduce the public and private time and cost of multijurisdictional merger reviews.


Current Work

The main current activities of the MWG are:

  1. Project on Enforcement Cooperation in Merger Review
  2. Work to promote familiarity, use, and implementation of the MWG's work product
  3. ICN Framework for merger review cooperation

For more details about the work of the MWG please see the current and long term work plans.


Contact Information of Co-Chairs of Working Group

The Merger Working Group is co-chaired by the Canadian Competition Bureau, the European Commission, DG Competition, and the Competition Commission of India. For more information about the MWG, please contact:

Canadian Competition Bureau

 

Mr. Johannes Luebking

Head of Unit, Antitrust and Merger Case Support

European Commission, DG Competition

Telephone: +32 2 29 59851

 

Ms. Archana G. Gulati

Adviser

Competition Commission of India

Telephone: +91 2375 2380