Monti puts brakes on EU merger mania

There is a joke doing the rounds in EU circles that if your daughter is getting married, you had better not invite Mario Monti to the wedding or he might try to stop it from going ahead.

This uncharacteristic bout of Brussels humour follows last week’s ground-breaking decision by the Competition Commissioner to block not just one but two merger cases on the same day.

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