The book dissects the ECMR in its entirety and addresses the legal, economic, procedural and practical aspects of EC merger control.
Historical and systematic overview of the ECMR
International scope and context of application
Jurisdiction, including allocation (jurisdictional test: "concentrations with Community dimension") and re-allocation ("referral mechanisms") of cases between the Commission and the national competition authorities in the EU
The substantive analysis of concentrations, including the SIEC test and its application in relation to horizontal, vertical and conglomerate effects by the Commission (as reviewed by the European courts)