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2-FDI AND NATIONAL SECURITY: RISKS FROM A BIG TECH BREAKUP, AND CFIUS’S ROLE TO MITIGATE By Benjamin Curley & Thomas Feddo

FDI and National Security: Risks FROM a Big Tech Breakup, and...

Breaking up American “Big Tech” companies has in recent years been a topic of much discussion by policymakers and legislators across the political spectrum....
3-GLOBAL MERGER CONTROL AND FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT CONSIDERATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH CROSS-BORDER TRANSACTIONS By Daniel Culley, Chase Kaniecki, William Segal & William Dawley

Global Merger Control and Foreign Direct Investment Considerations Associated with Cross-Border...

Recent developments regarding global competition enforcement and foreign direct investment, or FDI, review regimes have created uncertainty for cross-border transactions.  Specifically, global merger control...
4-BALANCING ANTITRUST AND NATIONAL SECURITY IMPACTS OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN THE U.S. By Harry G. Broadman

Balancing Antitrust and National Security Impacts of Foreign Investment in the...

We are in a world where U.S. pursuit of antitrust objectives through a policy of encouraging foreign direct investment is far more complex. On...
5-Is it Still ok to do UK M&A? The National Security and Investment Act 2021: the first five months of practical experience By Nicole Kar & Mark Daniel

Is it Still OK to do UK M&A? The National Security...

Almost five months have passed since the UK’s National Security and Investment Act 2021 (“NSIA”) took effect, radically overhauling the UK’s approach to foreign...
6-AMID REGULATORY HEADACHES FOR M&A – UNDERSTANDING THE CURRENT ENFORCEMENT LANDSCAPE IS KEY TO GETTING DEALS DONE By John R. Ingrassia

AMID Regulatory Headaches for M&A – Understanding the Current Enforcement Landscape...

Mergers and acquisitions are facing dual changing regulatory landscapes with respect to antitrust review and enforcement, and foreign investment into U.S. businesses under CFIUS.  Both...
Proposed Revision of the Efficiency Defense for Mergers in Canada’s Competition Act

Proposed Revision of the Efficiency Defense for Mergers in Canada’s Competition...

By Calvin Goldman, Richard Taylor, Nicolas Cartel, & Larry Schwartz1   In response to the consultation process initiated by Senator Howard Wetston “to promote additional...
Why I Think Congress Should Not Enact the American Innovation and Choice Online Act

Why I Think Congress Should Not Enact the American Innovation and...

By A. Douglas Melamed1   I thought antitrust law was working pretty well when I was in the Justice Department during the Clinton Administration.  Both the...
Lodge: Old and New Questions About the Analysis of Cartels in New Zealand

Lodge: Old and New Questions About the Analysis of Cartels in...

By Dr Mark Berry1   I. Introduction Cartel cases under Part 2 of the Commerce Act 1986 (NZ) (“the Act”)2 have, not surprisingly, dominated the restrictive trade...
The Taming of Internet Platforms – A Look at the European Digital Services Act

The Taming of Internet Platforms – A Look at the European...

Various regulatory attempts at taming global Internet platforms have entered the stage worldwide. These set out to renegotiate the cornerstones of a workable social...
Why Tech Regulators Need to Think Like Google

Why Tech Regulators Need to Think Like Google

As many of the world’s largest companies are platform-based technology companies, there has been a growing push worldwide to regulate these companies to address...
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