Regulatory risk assessment is hardly a topic to set CFO pulses racing. But as many finance chiefs look to get back on the acquisition trail, it's a topic they'd be foolish to ignore.
The reason? A radical overhaul of the European Commission's merger control regulation. Billed as one of the most important changes to European law since the creation of the EU, it takes effect at the beginning of next month.
This story was published in its entirety in the April 2004 issue of CFO Europe magazine c 2004 CFO Europe.