Beware of “Gun Jumping:” EU Court Confirms Fine on Norwegian Seafood Company

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Daniel von Brevern and Patryk Wcislo wrote this bylined article on the European Commission’s fine against a Norwegian seafood company for acquiring another seafood processor before getting EC approval “The decision is an impressive reminder that gun jumping, i.e. the implementation of transactions prior to clearance by the competent antitrust authorities, can entail severe consequences,” the authors wrote.