Competition Law

Australian Competition Law and Policy Discussion

New 2008 Merger Guidelines Released

Posted by Julie Clarke on 22 November 2008

On 21 November the ACCC released its 2008 Merger Guidelines which (effective immediately) replace the 1999 Merger Guidelines. A draft of these Guidelines had been released in February this year. There have been amendments since the draft – including making a clearer statement of the circumstances in which the ACCC suggest voluntary notification. The final version can be viewed on the ACCC’s web site: http://www.accc.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/809866

 

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