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Merger Control

Our team assists clients with M&A transactions. We carry out detailed assessments of the necessity to notify the intention of M&A transactions to the President of the OCCP or European Commission, we advise on the best form of M&A concentration, prepare the notification, including the collection of any information required for the application, and represent clients in M&A concentration proceedings. We also offer legal assistance in the event of failure to submit a compulsory notification of intention of M&A concentration.

We provide the following services:

  • Conducting legal audits in order to assess the risks involved, i.e. due diligence
  • Advice on the best form of M&A concentration, including the tax aspects
  • Analysing the scope of M&A concentration, including the possible definitions of the relevant markets based on domestic, European and other countries jurisprudence
  • Preparing notification of the intention of M&A concentration to the President of the OCCP and the European Commission, as well as representing clients in the necessary proceedings
  • Assistance in the course of negotiations with the President of the OCCP and the European Commission concerning conditional consent to M&A concentration, including recommending and submitting proposals
  • Legal assistance in the event of failure to submit a compulsory notification of intention of M&A concentration.