OECD Journal of Competition Law and Policy Volume 6 Issue 3: Substantive Criteria used for the Assessment of Mergers
Abstract: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...
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2005-01-01