EEUU: Sprint crece; puja por fusión con T-Mobile

EEUU: Sprint crece; puja por fusión con T-Mobile

Tras un trimestre en el que las cuatro grandes operadoras de telefonía móvil de EEUU vieron aumentos en la cantidad de suscriptores de pospago, Sprint y T-Mobile crecieron más rápido que los dos líderes del mercado, AT&T y Verizon, informó el diario Wall Street Journal. El crecimiento en el número de suscriptores se vio acompañado […]

Jumping the gun under the merger control regime in India

Posted by Lexology Jumping the gun under the merger control regime in India By Ajay Goel and Subodh Prasad Deo (Saikrishna & Associates)  Merger control regime in India provides for a suspensory regime wherein the ‘combinations’ (i.e. the notifiable transactions under the provisions of Section 5 of the Act) cannot be implemented unless approved by the […]

Germany/Austria: Merger notification rules updated for digital economy transactions

Germany/Austria: Merger notification rules updated for digital economy transactions

Germany and Austria have finalized new guidelines clarifying the application of purchase price merger control thresholds a month after closing a public consultation on the proposed guidance. The transposition of the EU Damages Directive encouraged a number of countries across Europe to update their competition laws more broadly, amid concerns that the existing rules do […]

Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil

Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil

July 2018 Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil – Paulo Burnier da Silveira1 (CADE) Click here for a PDF version of the article   The Brazilian Competition Authority (CADE) has issued several guidelines in the past few years as an effort to promote competition enforcement in Brazil. The recent examples concern Compliance Programs, Leniency Agreements, […]

Hungary: Szecskay hires antitrust expert

Hungary: Szecskay hires antitrust expert

Szecskay Attorneys at Law says it has further strengthened its EU Competition Law practice with the arrival of Sam MacMahon Baldwin at the law firm in June 2018. Baldwin is originally a British national and has practiced as an attorney (Advokat) for eight years in Copenhagen, Denmark, with top-tier law firm Gorrissen Federspiel, according to […]

China: Competition partner joins Freshfields

China: Competition partner joins Freshfields

Hazel Yin recently joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer as a partner in the firm’s Asia antitrust, competition and trade practice. Yin is based in Beijing, serving as co-head of the firm’s competition practice in mainland China. She has experience in advising multinational and Chinese clients on inbound and outbound merger control, regulatory investigations and antitrust risk […]

China: Freshfields hires antitrust partner as competition head

China: Freshfields hires antitrust partner as competition head

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired Hazel Yin as the co-head of its China competition practice in Beijing from King & Wood Mallesons, where she was a partner in the antitrust department. Yin advises multinational and Chinese clients on inbound and outbound merger control, regulatory investigations and antitrust risk and compliance, and is experienced in dealing […]

Merger control and the public interest: European spotlight on foreign direct investment and national security

Merger control and the public interest: European spotlight on foreign direct investment and national security

December 2017 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Merger control and the public interest: European spotlight on foreign direct investment and national security By Kyriakos Fountoukakos & Molly Herron (Herbert Smith Freehills LLP)[1] Click here for a PDF version of the article Introduction Against a backdrop of increasingly protectionist […]

EU Merger Policy after the 2004 Reform: More Economic Approach, Fewer Challenges

Posted by Social Science Research Network EU Merger Policy after the 2004 Reform: More Economic Approach, Fewer Challenges By Federico Mini Abstract:     I conduct an empirical analysis of European Commission’s decisions on horizontal mergers before and after the 2004 reform, which introduced a “more economic approach” to merger control. The new approach did not […]

Japan: Regulator concerns delay bank merger

Japan: Regulator concerns delay bank merger

Two of southwestern Japan’s regional banks will probably delay their merger since they have failed to address antitrust regulators’ concerns. An official announcement is expected from Fukuoka Financial Group and Eighteenth Bank as early as next week after they finalize the details. The banks are abandoning a clear timetable because they now realize a long […]

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