E.U. Moves To Tighten M&A Rules
The new directive would introduce a closed list of criteria that regulators should use to assess an acquiring company, according to the E.C. The standards would include the company’s reputation, the experience of the person who would run the merged firm, the acquirer’s financial soundness and the risk of money laundering or terrorism financing.
Currently, the regulators are allowed to block proposed deals based on...
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