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New Rules for Mergers in the Digital Economy in Germany

BY | February 19, 2018

By Peter Stauber This article presents the recent changes to German antitrust law introduced by the 9th Amendment Package to the ARC that affect mergers in the digital economy. It…

By Peter Stauber

This article presents the recent changes to German antitrust law introduced by the 9th Amendment Package to the ARC that affect mergers in the digital economy. It first details the new transaction value-based merger control threshold and discusses the challenges its application poses for practitioners. The second part focuses on the change in the notion of “relevant product market” which hitherto also encompasses the provision of services (or goods) free of charge. In the t

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