Merger Control Aims to Check Monopolies Monopolies are generally considered to be anti-consumer for the simple reason that they can become complacent once they have
eliminated the threats posed by competitors. Without competition their products or services can get away with being lower quality, inefficient, lacking innovation, and increasing prices.
They can also put hurdles in the way of new entrants to the market. Monopolies, therefore, happen to be injurious not only for consumers interest but also an obstacle for economic growth of a country. In this article, we discuss mergers where two or more firms combine together to potentially result in a monopoly.
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