Written by an expert in the area of competition law, this comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of all aspects of merger regulation provides full coverage of the substantive law with expert insights into its application and enforcement and is updated annually. Extensive supporting materials and time-saving practice tips, checklists and primary sources should make this a useful addition to your library. European officials actively review mergers, acquisitions, and other combinations between companies doing business in the European Union. "European Merger Control Law: A Guide to the Merger Regulation" is an indispensable guide to this process. Topics covered include: history of the European Community's merger control regulation; concentrations subject to the merger control regulation; division of powers between the EC and its member states; notification and administrative procedures; defenses; remedies; international cooperation; US merger control; role of economics in European merger control; competition law issues in the mergers and acquisitions deal process.