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European Economic Area (EEA)

Documents related to the EEA-Agreement


Cooperation between the European Union and the United States
  • October 2011: Best Practices on Cooperation in Merger Investigations en pdf
  • Frequently asked questions en pdf
  • 2002 Best Practices en pdf

International Competition Network (ICN): Waivers of confidentiality in merger investigations

Confidentiality waivers enable the Commission to share the merging parties' confidential business information with another reviewing competition agency, facilitating joint discussion and analysis. This leads to more informed decisions and quicker review of the merger. Read more in this explanatory note pdf (website of the International Competition Network). The Commission waiver model can be downloaded here pdf.

  
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