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First Steps of the New Merger Control Regime in Uruguay

First Steps of the New Merger Control Regime in Uruguay

By Alejandro Alterwain1 A new merger control regime entered into force in Uruguay on April 12, 2020. This article describes its main features and enforcement...
Big Data and Competition in China: Antitrust Regulation and Beyond

Big Data and Competition in China: Antitrust Regulation and Beyond

Today, companies have had no doubt that they compete in terms of data. Data feeds companies to improve the quality of their products, to...
China: Tougher Merger Control Enforcement in the Semiconductor Industry?

China: Tougher Merger Control Enforcement in the Semiconductor Industry?

The COVID-19 pandemic did not slow down M&A in the semiconductor industry. To the contrary, 2020 saw semiconductor M&A deals reaching an all-time high...
Tech

Congress Considers Antitrust Changes To Big Tech Merger Approvals

Both Democrats and Republicans have talked about a need to strengthen US antitrust law. This year could test whether they are serious about hammering...
Merger Control in Peru: The Political Economy and Economics of a New Regulation

Merger Control in Peru: The Political Economy and Economics of a...

By Javier Coronado1   After years of exhausting, yet interesting, debates, in the following weeks a general and compulsory pre-merger control regime will come into force...
Digital Legislation

Reshaping the Contours of Combination Threshold through the 2020 Draft Competition...

By Dhanendra Kumar & Anish Gupta1   I. Background The Competition Act, 2002 replaced the toothless Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act, 1969 (“MRTP”) in 2002, as...
Market

Market Concentration in Europe: Evidence from Antitrust Markets

By Pauline Affeldt & Tomaso Duso (German Institute for Economic Research), Klaus Gugler (Vienna University), Joanna Piechucka (Paris School of Economics) An increasing body of...
Analyzing Vertical Mergers

How Merger Control Impedes an Efficient Market for Corporate Control

By: Gishan Dissanaike, Wolfgang Drobetz & Paul P Momtaz (Oxford Business Law Blog) Recent deliberations among antitrust enforcers about the pros and cons of breaking...
How Confident Should You Be About State Confidentiality?

EU M&A Regulation is Getting Tougher – What You Need to...

By: (Bryan Cave) The COVID-19 pandemic has made 2020 a difficult year for many companies looking to do deals. Competition agencies and other government regulators...
Merger

Nigeria’s Foreign-to-Foreign Merger Control Regime

By: Michael-James Currie & Camilla Johnson (African Antitrust) Antitrust enforcement is on the rise across Africa. Many jurisdictions are developing competition authorities and endorsing legislation with...

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