Competition authorities worldwide have responded swiftly to a number of practical challenges resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. Measures that have been introduced in respect of merger control proceedings include: encouraging parties to delay notification of transactions; eliminating face-to-face meetings; requiring communications and documents to be submitted electronically; and suspending or extending statutory deadlines.

The table linked below provides examples of measures that have been adopted in a number of jurisdictions.

Measures adopted by selected Competition Authorities – as at March 30, 2020

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