Cross-Border Deals To Draw More Scrutiny: Experts

Law360, New York (October 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Lawyers face more headaches when working on multijurisdictional mergers as competition law expands globally and more countries set out to enforce their regulations, lawyers say.

While only a handful of countries have rejected cross-border deals from taking place due to antitrust concerns, the group of regulators is growing and expected to become more aggressive.

The list of countries prepared to block a multijurisdictional merger is going to get longer, according to John M. Taladay, a partner of Howrey LLP’s government antitrust practice.

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