E-mails and other internal documentation of merger negotiations can be scrutinised

When analysing merger filings, the Latvian Competition Council will be more interested in the goal of the merger, - stated a representative of the Competition Council on 12th October at the annual forum of competition lawyers. Additional explanations will be requested from the merger participants, and it is not unlikely that the Competition Council will want access to the internal documentation, including e-mail correspondence, of the merger negotiations.

by Debora Pāvila, Partner, Latvia

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