The 2nd COVID-19 legislative package also introduces something new with regard to deadlines for merger notifications: Posted on 22. March 202022. March 2020 by Jessica Zenz-Spitzweg For merger notifications (Art. 9 KartG 2005) received by the Federal Competition Authority prior to April 30, 2020, the deadline for review applications pursuant to Art. 11 KartG 2005 shall run from May 1, 2020; for review applications pending before the Cartel Court at the time of the entry into force of this Act or made by the end of April 30, 2020, the decision period pursuant to Art. 14 KartG 2005 shall run from May 1, 2020.