From 1 September 2023, new procedural merger control rules apply in the European Union. New notification forms will need to be used. More merging parties will be able to avail themselves of the Simplified Procedure.
Lisa Weinert is a German-qualified Rechtsanwältin working as a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's European Competition & Regulatory Affairs Practice in Brussels. Before joining Baker McKenzie in 2016, she worked as an associate in another international law firm in Brussels. Her qualification training (Referendariat) involved stages at the European Commission's DG Competition (Energy mergers unit) and the German Federal Cartel Office (merger policy department).