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Global: As international M&A activity rises, so does regulatory scrutiny for bankers

 |  January 25, 2013

Davos, Switzerland has become a new mecca for the world’s bankers as international merger and acquisition activity rises – along with rising scrutiny fro antitrust enforcers over those deals. According to reports, bankers are now weighing the state of political and antitrust issues together at meetings at the World Economic Forum in Davos to collaborate with enforcers such as the European Commission’s Joaquin Almunia, the US’s Jon Leibowitz and China’s Chen Deming. International M&A chairman at Morgan Stanley Scott Matlock stated that because antitrust regulation is “tripping up” more deals, bankers are spending more time analyzing that regulation.


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