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Council Regulation (EC) No 139/2004 of 20 January 2004 on the control of concentrations between undertakings (the EC Merger Regulation)
Official Journal L 24, 29.01.2004, p. 1-22
Revision of Regulation 139/2004
18.06.2009 Report to the EP and the Council on the operation of Regulation No 139/2004
28.10.2008 Consultation on the application of the EC Merger Regulation. This consultation was open until 1 December 2008. The purpose of the consultation was to evaluate how the rules on jurisdictional thresholds and referral mechanisms have worked in practice during the fours years the Regulation has been applied.
Press release IP/08/1591: Mergers: Commission opens consultations on review of Merger Regulation
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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1269/2013 of 5 December 2013 amending Commission Regulation (EC) No 802/2004 implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 139/2004 on the control of concentrations between undertakings.
Official Journal OJ L 336, 14.12.2013, p. 1-36
This amending Regulation affects the text of the Implementing Regulation and three of its annexes (the 'Form CO, Short Form CO and Form RS'). It will enter into force on 1 January 2014.
Press release - Frequently asked questions
Commission Regulation (EC) No.802/2004 implementing Council Regulation (EC) No. 139/2004 (The "Implementing Regulation") and its annexes (Form CO, Short Form CO and Form RS)
Official Journal L 133, 30.04.2004, p. 1-39. This Regulation was amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1033/2008 (Official Journal L 279, 22.10.2008, p.3-12)
This consolidated version does not yet include the amendments made by Commission
Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1269/2013 with effect as of 1 January 2014 (see above).
Communications pursuant to Regulation 802/2004
Format and number of copies of notifications and other submissions, e-mail address for electronic submission
Communication pursuant to Articles 3(2), 6(2), 13(3), 20(1), 20(1a) and 23(4) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 802/2004 Official Journal C25, 28.01.2014, p.4.
Model power of attorney for notifications
Model power of attorney for reasoned submissions
Template for table for turnover data for notifications
Template for contact details for competitors and customers
Template for table for information on national filing obligations for reasoned submissions
Address for delivery
Communication pursuant to Article 23(1) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 802/2004
Official Journal C 64, 05.03.2013, p. 1