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WLG Merger Control Basics 2010


The World Law Group (WLG) has just released the first edition of WLG Merger Control Basics 2010, providing "at a glance" information on merger control rules in 53 jurisdictions worldwide. CMS von Erlach Henrici Antitrust partners Alain Raemy and Patrick Sommer assisted in preparing the Swiss entry.

WLG Merger Control Basics 2010 provides information on two of the most important questions related to merger control:

“Thresholds” summarizes requirements to notify a national competition authority.

“Stages” describes approval procedures and investigation periods once the competition authority has been notified.

About The World Law Group

The World Law Group is a 50-firm network including founding member CMS von Erlach Henrici and other leading, independent law firms, with more than 11,000 lawyers in 60 countries on six continents and offices in 170 cities, including virtually all major commercial centers. Composed by members of the WLG Antitrust & Competition Practice Group, WLG Merger Control Basics 2010 draws on the experience and expertise of highly regarded antitrust and competition lawyers worldwide.

For a complimentary copy of WLG Merger Control Basics 2010, please contact us.

WLG Merger Control Basics 2010
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