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EU Merger Control Conference
September 2023
Venue tbcBrussels, Belgium

September 2023
Venue tbc,
Brussels, Belgium

EU Merger Control

Shape your global merger control strategy by reviewing Article 22 developments, recent judgments & significant policy initiatives.

Join us in Brussels to connect with your peers.

Key themes for the 2022 Merger Control conference:

European Commission Keynote Address

Hear directly from Guillaume Loriot, Deputy Director General, Merger, DG Comp, European Commission on their policy and enforcement priorities.

Jurisdictional Issues

Review Article 22 after Illumina/Grail, how member states are approaching it and recommendations for transactional security in light of these developments. Then, consider key policy and case law updates at a national level.

Emerging Theories of Harm

Examine implications of Illumina/Grail for the European Commission’s approach to killer acquisitions as well as whether it is adopting a tougher approach in non-horizontal mergers, and the prospects for a new merger control regulation to address these issues.

Mergers in a Globalised World

Share practical strategies for managing multijurisdictional mergers including how to best plan transactions, timing strategies and tips for managing parallel EU, UK and US investigations. Then, consider the interplay of foreign direct investment regimes, foreign subsidies regulation and merger control. 

Mergers in Digital Markets

Consider merger control obligations for gatekeepers under the DMA, how it will work in conjunction with Article 22 and lessons learnt from significant digital mergers including Meta/Kustomer and Facebook/Giphy cases.

Procedural Developments

Discuss the simplification of merger control procedure, whether there is a need for new pre-notification period guidelines, gunjumping, misleading information and forensic document requests during this practical session.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We have a number of exclusive and innovative sponsorship and speaking options, to help you demonstrate thought leadership.

For more information please contact Enes Duzen on or call +44 (0) 20 8052 0469.


Mayer Brown International

“Extremely interesting conference. The choice of speakers made this event very enjoyable and worth every minute to be there.”