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Mergers and Acquisitions

Yanyan Yang on China’s Merger Control
 |  Apr 22, 2024

 In this CPI Interview series, Sophie Yang, an economist with Compass Lexecon, interviewed Yanyan Yang of Latham & Watkins, a renowned multinational law firm specializing in antitrust and competition…

Review Logic and Rules for Concentrations of Undertakings that Do Not Meet the Standard of Notification
 |  Apr 16, 2024

The revised Antimonopoly Law, as amended in June 2022, added a new system of reviewing concentrations that do not meet the standard of notification, which is a necessary supplementary rule…

Key Challenges and Tips for Merger Control Filing in China for Listed Companies
 |  Apr 16, 2024

Given the characteristics of listed companies and special legal requirements for listed companies under the PRC merger control laws and regulations, there are special challenges and compliance risks concerning the…

Is Merger Enforcement Keeping Up with the Cloud?
 |  Mar 19, 2024

U.S. merger enforcement has taken a back seat in the cloud market, which has grown largely through acquisition and is now relatively mature. When merger enforcement in cloud does take…

Antitrust Policy and Legal Standards for Build-or-Buy Decisions
 |  Feb 29, 2024

By Jay Ezrielev1   I. Introduction The newly finalized U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Merger Guidelines have excluded one of the most controversial statements…

Dr. John Yong Ren on the Broadcom/VMware Deal
 |  Jan 15, 2024

   Dr. John Yong Ren, founder and managing partner of T&D Associates, recently discussed the Broadcom/VMware deal in an interview with Dr. Sophie Yang, a Senior Vice President at…

New DOJ-FTC Merger Guidelines: Opportunities and Strategies for Merging Parties
 |  Jan 3, 2024

By Jeremy A. Sandford & Koren W. Wong-Ervin1   On December 18, 2023, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) jointly released the final version of…

The Undue Reliance on Article 101(3) TFEU in the Assessment of Sustainability Agreements in the 2023 Horizontal Guidelines
 |  Dec 18, 2023

By Jean-François Bellis1   One of the major and most remarkable innovations in the 2023 European Commission Guidelines on Horizontal cooperation2 (hereinafter “Horizontal Guidelines”) was the introduction of a chapter…

Will the U.S. Draft Merger Guidelines Influence Merger Control in South Africa?
 |  Oct 19, 2023

By Helen Kean Redpath & Phil Alves1   I. Introduction The new draft merger guidelines (“DMGs”) are proposing major changes to merger policy in the United States and bringing underlying…

Vertical Merger Enforcement: Where Do We Go from Here?
 |  Oct 18, 2023

By Sergei Zaslavsky & Tyler Helms1   I. Introduction In July 2023, a federal district court rejected the Federal Trade Commission’s bid to block Microsoft’s acquisition of video game company…

Two Bridges Too Far: First Take on the Draft Merger Guidelines
 |  Sep 5, 2023

By Gregory J. Werden1   The form of the draft Merger Guidelines (“dMGs”) released by the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC,” and collectively, “the Agencies”)…

The EU Foreign Subsidies Regulation – A New Chapter for Foreign Subsidies Scrutiny in the EU
 |  Aug 29, 2023

The Foreign Subsidies Regulation, applicable as of July 12, 2023, gives the European Commission broad powers to tackle subsidies provided by non-EU countries that distort the EU’s internal market. It…

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