Volume 29 (2006)

Volume 29 (2006) / Issue 4

Shilei Zhu, 'Converge? Diverge? A Comparison of Horizontal Merger Laws in the United States and European Union' (2006) 29 World Competition, Issue 4, pp. 635–651


This article summarizes the similarities and dissimilarities of horizontal merger laws in the United States and the European Union focusing on legislative regulations, horizontal guidelines, internal measures and available remedies.The article examines substantive and procedural dimensions of US and EU horizontal merger laws. In addition it considers important constituent factors of their horizontal guidelines, basic models and levels of their economic analyses, judicial review and due process as well as two types of remedies. This article has been shortlisted for the 1st World Competition Young Writers Award.

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