Market Definition Notice under review

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The European Commission (EC) has published a Staff Working Document that summarises the findings of its evaluation of the 1997 Commission Notice on the definition of the relevant market for the purposes of Community competition law (the Market Definition Notice or Notice) to confirm whether it is still fit for purpose and up to date. With the publication of the Staff Working Document, the EC now has all the facts on the table to decide whether to revise the Notice, and if so, how.