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Commission Consolidated Jurisdictional Notice

The Commission on 10 July 2007 adopted a new Commission Consolidated Jurisdictional Notice under Council Regulation (EC) No 139/2004 on the control of concentrations between undertakings (the "Merger Regulation").

Language versions published in the OJ C95 of 16.04.2008
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Corrected language versions de and fr published in the OJ C 43 of 21.02.2009
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See Press Release IP/07/1043

Archive: past notices and review process 

The Consolidated Jurisdictional Notice replaces the previous four jurisdictional Notices, all adopted by the Commission in 1998 under the previous Merger Regulation: Council Regulation No. 4064/89. These are :

(i) the Notice on the concept of concentration (OJ C 66, 02.03.1998, p. 5),

(ii) the Notice on the concept of full-function joint ventures (OJ C 66, 02.03.1998, p.1),

(iii) the Notice on the concept of undertakings concerned (OJ C 66, 02.03.1998, p.14) and

(iv) the Notice on calculation of turnover (OJ C 66, 02.03.1998, p.25).

The new consolidated Notice therefore covers a wide range of issues of jurisdiction relevant for establishing the Commission's competence under the new Merger Regulation.

A draft of the notice was open for comments from the public until 1 December 2006 . The comments received can be found below.

A draft of the notice was open for comments from the public until 1 December 2006.

Comments received:
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP pdf
Atos Origin pdf
Danish Competition Authority pdf
AIFI - Italian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association pdf
Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V. pdf
Pavia e Ansaldo pdf
Asociación Española para la Defensa de la Competencia pdf
WilmerHale pdf
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP pdf
Linklaters pdf
Confederation of Finnish Industries - EK pdf
France Telecom pdf
Grimaldi e Associati pdf
Clifford Chance pdf
McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP pdf
Herbert Smith and Gleiss Lutz pdf
Comité national français de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale (ICC) pdf
Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V. pdf
International Bar Association pdf
O'Melveny & Myers LLP pdf
Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht pdf
MEDEF pdf
Competition Law Association pdf
Garrigues pdf
Association Française des Entreprises Privées (AFEP) pdf
European Competition Lawyers Forum pdf
Lovells pdf
International Chamber of Commerce pdf
Freshfields, Bruckhaus, Deringer pdf
AFEC pdf

The views expressed are purely those of the writer and may not in any circumstances be regarded as stating an official position of the European Commission

  
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