German Federal Cartel Office published new Merger Guidelines
2 April 2012
Mayer Brown Legal Update
On 29 March 2012, the German Federal Cartel Office ("Cartel Office") adopted new Merger Control Guidelines ("Guidelines"). The new guidelines replace the Principles on the Assessment of Market Power, that the Cartel Office had released in 2000. A first draft of the Guidelines had already been published in July 2011 for consultation.