EU Competition: Changing tactics
Mario Monti's merger task force has long been the scourge of the global business community - does its radical restructuring mean the European Commission is losing its nerve on competition enforcement? Marc Reysen reports
For most of its existence, the merger task force (MTF) has enjoyed a reputation as a highly effective guardian of competitive market structures. In terms of sheer volume, the output of this relatively small unit has been impressive – the team has never shied away from tackling industry giants head on.
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