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Merger control in Switzerland

Urs Lehmann

Merger control in Switzerland

by Urs Lehmann

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Published by Helbing & Lichtenhahn in Basle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland.
    • Subjects:
    • Consolidation and merger of corporations -- Switzerland.,
    • Antitrust law -- Switzerland.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 55-73).

      Statementby Urs Lehmann, Rolf Watter.
      SeriesSwiss commercial law series ;, v. 7
      ContributionsWatter, Rolf.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKKW3248 .L44 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination154 p. ;
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6826535M
      ISBN 103719017249
      LC Control Number00309586

      Merger control refers to the procedure of reviewing mergers and acquisitions under antitrust / competition law. Over nations worldwide have adopted a regime providing for merger control. National or supernational competition agencies such as the EU European Commission or the US Federal Trade Commission are normally entrusted with the role of reviewing mergers. Currently, merger control in Hong Kong is limited to transactions where one undertaking directly or indirectly holds a "carrier licence" within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Telecommunications Ordinance (Chapter , Laws of Hong Kong).As of 14 December , the applicable merger control rules are contained in Schedule 7 of the Competition Ordinance.

      subsidiaries or branches in Switzerland. Since neither the Cartel Act nor the Merger Control Ordinance contain rules on how Swiss turnover shall be allocated, the ComCo applies Art. 5 (1) EC Merger Regulation11 by analogy In terms of this practice, the Merger Control Communication outlines that turnover (for the sale of goods and for the. Switzerland Turkey Ukraine United Kingdom Merger control law and regulation in Lithuania. Table of contents Non-full function joint ventures are excluded from the Lithuanian merger control regime. Up to date as of 1 September Euro exchange rate as of 1 September

        Integrating an economic perspective on merger control with a legal perspective throughout, this is a comprehensive reference work on merger control in the EU. Each chapter includes an analysis of the economic methods that have been employed in merger cases or that can be employed in merger assessment, such as merger simulation and critical loss. Mergers, Merger Control, and Remedies is foremost an economics book. But it has a high readability factor for non-economist antitrust practitioners and policy makers. This derives largely from Kwoka's seamless and intuitive linking of empirics, to valuable insight into observed agency outcomes, to implications for merger policy.


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Overview. Merger control is regulated in the Federal Act on Cartels and other Restraints of Competition (Cartel Act, Kartellgesetz) and the Ordinance on the Control of Concentrations of Undertakings (Merger Control Ordinance “MCO”, Verordnung über die Kontrolle von Unternehmenszusammenschlüssen).

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Switzerland The write-off of participations is generally tax-deductible, but the shareholder is required to revalue qualifying participations (shareholding with a share quote of at least 10 percent) up to the initial book value if the fair market value is going to increase.

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Public mergers and acquisitions in Switzerland: overviewby Frank Gerhard, Hansjürg Appenzeller and Daniel Hasler, Homburger Related Content Law stated as at 01 Dec • SwitzerlandA Q&A guide to public mergers and acquisitions law in country-specific Q&A looks at current market activity; the regulation of recommended and hostile bids; pre-bid formalities, including due.Merger control is the third pillar of EU competition law.

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