Merger Control

Law Firm in the Netherlands specialised in Merger Control

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In the Netherlands, CMS has a long and extensive track record of advising clients on merger control requirements and representing them in merger control proceedings. Each year we notify a high number of transactions to the competent competition authorities such as the European Commission and the Authority for Consumer and Markets and coordinate filings worldwide. We cooperate closely with our CMS M&A team which consistently advises on the greatest number of M&A transactions of all law firms in Europe. In addition, many clients entrust us directly with their merger control cases.

Our wide-spread footprint with CMS offices in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America combined with a very extensive network of long-established contacts across all other relevant countries worldwide (e.g., via the World Law Group) allows us to offer a one-stop shop solution for all of our clients’ transactions.

On a daily basis we steer our clients through any “gun-jumping” pitfalls in the context of the due diligence process and the preparatory phase between signing and closing. And we set up the necessary safety mechanisms to ensure compliance with competition laws during the transaction process (clean teams, data rooms etc.).

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