Substantive Criteria Used for the Assessment of Mergers [E-Book] / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2005
95 p.
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To decide if a merger should be blocked, conditioned or approved, three basic types of substantive test are employed: i) a dominance test (will the merger create or strengthen a dominant position?); ii) an SLC test (will the merger produce a substantial lessening of competition?); or iii) a public interest test (will the merger have a negative effect on the public interest?), This third test is not a...