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On 7 September 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ") handed down its judgment in response to the first reference for a preliminary ruling on the subject of the EU merger control regime. In its judgment, the ECJ held that the creation of a joint venture as a result of a change from sole control of an undertaking to joint control, only falls within the scope of the EU Merger Regulation ("EUMR") if it qualifies as a "full-function" joint venture.

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