Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

Book of the Month

Cover of Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

Offers for Newly Called Barristers & Students

Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students

Read More ...

Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online


Lowe legislation jp
Sealy millman 2018 jp
Court protection no 2
Desmith out now
Uk supremem 1 8
Williams published

The EU Merger Regulation: Substantive Issues 5th ed

ISBN13: 9780414052598
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414048447
Published: June 2017
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £265.00

In stock.

The EU Merger Regulation: Substantive Issues provides a detailed guide to the analysis of mergers by the European Commission.

It examines how the Commission determines whether to approve a notified concentration, presenting the most comprehensive guidance available on the substantive analysis at the heart of EU merger control.

This new edition examines implementation of the reforms to the Merger Regulation originally proposed in the Commission’s 2014 White Paper, as well as discussing all key recent court and Commission decisions.

  • Describes how the Commission reaches its decisions under the EU Merger Regulation, discussing why some transactions are blocked, and others cleared
  • Explains how the Commission applies fundamental concepts such as market definition and market operation
  • Looks at the theories of harm likely to be raised against a merger and possible counter-arguments
  • Discusses the categories of evidence canvassed before the Commission
  • Considers the implications of significant recent Commission decisions
  • Examines key decisions of the European courts
  • Considers the important influence of the revised US horizontal merger guidelines
  • Assesses the approach of the new Commission appointed in 2014

Competition Law
The Economic Justification for Merger Control.
The SIEC Test.
Market Definition.
Market Share and Market Concentration Levels.
The Counterfactual.
Market Operation. Horizontal
Mergers – Non-coordinated Effects.
Loss of Potential Competition.
The Merged Group’s Buyer Power.
Conglomerate Issues.
in Joint Ventures.
Rivalry from Competitors.
Countervailing Buyer Power.
New Entry.
Failing Firm Defence.
Efficiency Gains.
Evidence of the Likely Effects of the Merger.