In what context can a stand-alone license agreement trigger the need for a merger control filing?

The May edition of the Great Britain- Cyprus Business Association e-newspaper features an article co-authored by Ramona Livera, Senior Associate and Marina Christoforou, Trainee Lawyer.

The article considers whether, in certain circumstances in Cyprus, a transaction concerning a stand-alone licensing agreement can trigger the need for a merger control filing. Moreover, it examines whether a license agreement could affect the market structure and as such make it necessary for the relevant regulatory authority to review the transaction before its implementation.

The full article may be viewed here.

For more information, contact Ramona Livera, our EU and Competition Law team or, your usual contact at Elias Neocleous & Co LLC.