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20 years of EU mergers

19 Apr 2024
Competition policy

For the past two decades, the EU Merger Regulation (EUMR) has promoted effective transaction screening and made a substantial contribution to increasing deal certainty.  As the competition policy community celebrates 20 years of the EUMR, we emphasise the need for an efficient and well-functioning EU merger control regime for EU member states that can drive harmonisation across national merger control regimes. Read more on how EU mergers have evolved since the introduction of the EUMR and how the framework can be improved further.