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CEE Merger Clearance Matrix

In collaboration with Sorainen and Gladei & Partners

4 June 2020

Cross border M&A transactions that require merger control approvals in several jurisdictions have become commonplace. To reduce time delays and keep costs down, it is essential to identify at the early stages where and when to notify the local competition authorities, what synergies can be used to prepare the filings, and what strategy should be adopted. Any delays in doing so may negatively impact the overall transaction.

Showcasing our widespread expertise in the region and in this particular field of competition law, CMS has now published the second and extended edition of its Merger Clearance Matrix for CEE. The matrix includes a short one-page guide for 17 CEE jurisdictions and aims to provide a helpful and handy overview on financial thresholds, key deadlines and procedures.

The publication does not constitute legal advice. All legal matters must be decided on a case-by-case basis, in light of all circumstances and subject to thorough legal assessment under local law. 

For detailed legal advice, please contact our experts in the relevant jurisdictions.

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CEE Merger Clearance Matrix 2021
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Authors

Portrait of Hrvoje Bardek
Hrvoje Bardek
Counsel
Zagreb
Portrait of Gregor Famira
Gregor Famira
Partner
Zagreb
Portrait of Dóra Petrányi
Dóra Petrányi
Partner
Budapest
Portrait of Anikó Kircsi
Anikó Kircsi
Partner
Budapest
Nóra Jekkel
Portrait of Mirko Daidone
Mirko Daidone
Managing Partner
Tirana
Portrait of Zlatan Balta
Zlatan Balta
Senior Associate
Sarajevo
Portrait of Nedžida Salihović-Whalen
Nedžida Salihović-Whalen
Partner
Sarajevo
Portrait of Nevena Radlova
Nevena Radlova
Counsel
Sofia
Portrait of Atanas Bangachev
Atanas Bangachev
Partner
Sofia
Portrait of Lenka Krutáková
Lenka Krutáková
Senior Associate
Prague
Portrait of Helen Rodwell
Helen Rodwell
Managing Partner
Prague
Portrait of Radivoje Petrikić
Radivoje Petrikić
Partner
Vienna
Portrait of Małgorzata Urbańska
Małgorzata Urbańska
Partner
Warsaw
Portrait of Horea Popescu
Horea Popescu
Managing Partner
Bucharest
Portrait of Cristina Popescu
Cristina Popescu
Senior Counsel and Head of CEE Insurance Practice Group
Bucharest
Portrait of Maxim Boulba
Maxim Boulba
Partner
Moscow
Portrait of Michal Huťan
Michal Huťan
Partner
Bratislava
Portrait of Petra Čorba Stark
Petra Čorba Stark
Partner
Bratislava
Portrait of Aleš Lunder
Aleš Lunder
Partner
Ljubljana
Portrait of Alican Babalioglu
Alican Babalioglu
Managing Partner
Istanbul
Portrait of Graham Conlon
Graham Conlon
Managing Partner
Warsaw
Portrait of Evis Zaja
Evis Zaja
Local Partner
Tirana
Raško Radovanović
Marek Sawicki
Vladimir Zenin
Olexander Martinenko
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