Dentons (JD Supra Austria)
ECJ judgment in Austria Asphalt smooths over a crack in EU merger control
The creation of a joint venture from a company which was previously solely controlled by one parent is only subject to EU merger control where it is a "full function" joint venture. So ruled the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 7 September 2017 in Austria Asphalt v Bundeskartellanwalt (Case C-248/16).
Consultation paper on the Banking Executive Accountability Regime
Further to our alert in May 2017, the Government has now released a Consultation Paper on the Banking Executive Accountability Regime (the Regime). We have summarised the key details of the Regime below...