On April 20, 2023, the Commission adopted the 2023 Merger Simplification Package (the “2023 Package”) designed to streamline its procedure under the EU Merger Regulation.[1]  In particular, the 2023 Package (1) expands the types of concentration eligible for treatment under the simplified procedure, (2) streamlines the review of both simplified and non-simplified cases, and (3) simplifies the notification process.

Cleary Gottlieb partner Antoine Winckler and associate Daniela Weerasinghe authored the article, “The EU Commission Unconditionally Clears a Fuel-Cell Joint Venture Aiming to Achieve Climate-Neutral and Sustainable Transportation (Volvo/Daimler),” which was published by Concurrences.