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Dealcast: Commissioner Vestager Interview

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is interviewed in this week's podcast.


The long-running review of Bayer’s bid for Monsanto is among the topics discussed by the European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager in this week’s Dealcast.

The Commissioner tells us why more cases are cleared with a simplified procedure, and gives us her thoughts on innovation and data. With Julie-Anna Needham and Francesca Micheletti.

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Francesca Micheletti Head of EU Merger Control Coverage PaRR

Francesca heads merger control coverage for Mergermarket publications Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR) and Dealreporter out of the Brussels bureau.

In her role she coordinates coverage and reports on regulatory risk associated to major global M&A. She also reports on other EU and national competition law and policy developments.

Francesca has 12 years' experience in media from both the journalism and public relations side, gained in Milan and Brussels.

A graduate of the College of Europe, she has an in-depth knowledge of EU affairs, from both an academic and practical day-to-day perspective.

Francesca Micheletti Head of EU Merger Control Coverage PaRR

Francesca heads merger control coverage for Mergermarket publications Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR) and Dealreporter out of the Brussels bureau.

In her role she coordinates coverage and reports on regulatory risk associated to major global M&A. She also reports on other EU and national competition law and policy developments.

Francesca has 12 years' experience in media from both the journalism and public relations side, gained in Milan and Brussels.

A graduate of the College of Europe, she has an in-depth knowledge of EU affairs, from both an academic and practical day-to-day perspective.

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