Merger control is, along with the repression of anti-competitive agreements and abuses of dominant position, an essential part of Antitrust Law. The Italian discipline, provided by the Law No. 287/90, was widely inspired by the European one, which was introduced by Regulation No. 4064/89. Nonetheless, between the two systems there were some differences, mainly related to procedural aspects. With Regulation No. 139/04 the European merger control has been substantially modified, and the difference with the Italian legislation has increased.
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|