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EU Merger Control - A Legal and Economic Analysis by Kokkoris, Ioannis; Shelanski, Howard (1st January 2014)

2 History of Council Regulation 4064/89

From: EU Merger Control: A Legal and Economic Analysis

Ioannis Kokkoris, Howard Shelanski

From: Oxford Competition Law (http://oxcat.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 21 September 2019

Subject(s):
Merger control — Legal and soft-law instruments governing — Economics — Static welfare analysis — Article 102 TFEU — Dominant position — Original dominance test — Procedure under the Merger Regulation
2.01 The European Economic Community (EEC), which led to the European Union, was established after the Second World War in order to solve major problems that arose after the war. Six countries—France, West Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Italy—signed the Treaty of Rome in 1957, thereby establishing the EEC. The European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), signed in 1952, and the European Atomic Energy Community (EUROATOM), signed in 1957, also contributed to the formation of the EEC (also known as the European Community). This series of events,...
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