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Nicholas Levy, Dec 16, 2014
In July 2014, the European Commission issued a White Paper and a Staff Working Document confirming its intention to propose expanding the jurisdictional scope of the EU Merger Regulation to capture the acquisition of non-controlling minority shareholdings. This article considers two questions: (1) has the case for change been persuasively made; and (2) are the modalities of the Commission’s proposal appropriate?