Within the field of competition law, merger control has emerged as a growing area of law over the last decade. Merger operations can impact on a number of jurisdictions, and regulatory notification and approval may need to be sought in more than one of these. This comprehensive, multi-contributor collection sets out the details of every jurisdiction where a mechanism for merger control is in place. A concise, practical account is given of the relevant law in each jurisdiction, presented with the aid of flowcharts and diagrams. Merger Control Worldwide aims to provide the legal community, in particular law firms and policy-makers, with a clear point of reference which will prove invaluable when making decisions and delivering sound and accurate advice in merger cases. Comprised of two hardback volumes published in 2005 and one paperback supplement that is updated annually - the most recent supplement is the Second Supplement to the First Edition published in 2008.
• An authoritative, comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the merger control mechanisms in place worldwide • Flow-charts and diagrams assist in clearly outlining these merger control mechanisms • The concise, practical accounts given of the law in each jurisdiction make this publication invaluable to lawyers and policy-makers when making decisions and delivering sound and accurate advice in merger cases • Comprised of two hardback volumes published in 2005 and one paperback supplement that is updated annually - the most recent supplement is the Second Supplement to the First Edition published in 2008
Introduction; Albania Genci Krasniqi; Argentina Marcelo A. den Toom; Armenia Davit Harutyunyan and Karine Poladyan; Australia Allan Fels, Sharon Henrick, and Martyn Taylor; Austria Claudine Vartian; Barbados Maher Dabbah; Belgium Ivo Van Bael; Brazil Cristianne S. Zarzur, Lilian Barreira and Thiago Bonini V. da Rocha; Canada Mark Opashinov; Chile Salvador Valdés, Francisco Ugarte and Cristián Eyzaguirre; China Maher Dabbah; Costa Rica Maher Dabbah; Croatia Boris Porobija; Cyprus Maher Dabbah; Czech Republic Alena Bányaiová and Lucie Bányaiová; Denmark Jens Munk Plum, Erik Bertelsen, Morten Kofmann and Emil Schnack; European Community K. P. E Lasok QC and J. Holmes; European Economic Area K. P. E Lasok QC and J. Holmes; Estonia Martti Kalaus; Finland Carl-Henrik Wallin and Mikael Wahlbeck; France Joelle Salzmann and Laura Cerny; Germany Werner Berg; Greece Panayotis M. Bernitsas; Hungary Péter Lakatos and Attila Ungar; Iceland Árni Vilhjálmsson and Ólafur Ari Jónsson; India Atul Chitale; Indonesia Pheo M Hutabarat; Ireland Michael Collins SC; Israel Maher Dabbah; Italy Mario Siragusa and Matteo Beretta; Japan Matsushita Mitsuo and Eriko Watanabe; Kenya Maher Dabbah; Latvia Liga Hartmane; Lithuania Jaunius Gumbis and _ar_nas Keserauskas; Macedonia Sanja Milanovic; Malta Eugene Buttigieg and Lino Briguglio; Netherlands Martijn Snoep and Bethan Ilett; New Zealand Jillian Mallon, David Blacktop and Martyn Taylor; Norway Eivind Vesterkjær and Siri Teigum; Pakistan Aliya Yusuf and Omar Iqbal; Peru Maher Dabbah; Phillipines Picazo Buyco Tan Fider and Santos; Poland Agnieszka Stefanowicz-Baranska; Portugal Mário Marques Mendes, Victor Calvete, Pedro Vilarinho Pires and Francisco Costa-Cabral; Romania Gelu Goran; Russia Maher Dabbah; Serbia Montenegro Dejan Simic; Slovakia _ubo_ Frolkovi_; Slovenia Ralf Peschek and Markus Bruckmueller; South Africa Pierre Brooks; Spain Cani Fernandez, Andrew Ward, David Ortega and Arantzazu Golderos; Sri Lanka U. L Kadurugamuwa; Sweden Carl Wetter, Johan Karlsson and Susanne André; Switzerland Olivier Mach and Benoît Merkt; Taiwan Stephen Franck and Charles Hwang; Thailand Peerapan Tungsuwan, David Washenfelder and Benedict W. W. Yong; Tunisia Maher Dabbah; Turkey Maher Dabbah; Ukraine Galina Zagorodnyuk; United Kingdom K. P. E Lasok QC and J. Holmes; United States Clifford Aronson, Alec Chang, Barry Hawk, Neal Stoll, Michael Weiner, Doron Kalir, Raymond Reduque, Neil Sirota and David Straite; Uzbekistan Maher Dabbah; Venezuela Gustavo J. Reyna and José Humberto Frías; Zambia Maher Dabbah.
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