Articles 2020


Merger control enforcement under the thresholds – Norway taking the lead, will other authorities follow?

11/16/2020 On 11 November, the Norwegian Competition Authority (the "NCA") blocked Schibsted's acquisition of Nettbil. At the time when the NCA ordered the parties to notify, the transaction had already been closed, but that did not stop the NCA. It must be noted that Schibsted did not do anything wrong; Nettbil's turnover was below the threshold triggering a mandatory merger notification.