5 Global Merger Control Developments You Need To Know
By Jason Cruise, Tammy Zhu, Joshua Holian, Farrell Malone and Amanda ReevesJuly 6, 2018, 12:55 PM EDT
Law360 (July 6, 2018, 12:55 PM EDT) -- The first half of 2018 saw continued gun-jumping scrutiny worldwide, consolidation of China’s three competition authorities, and greater activity in South America. The U.S. Department of Justice scrutinized multiple large vertical transactions, and unsuccessfully challenged the AT&T-Time Warner combination. Finally, as national security concerns have become a more prominent factor in merger control globally, the European Parliament moved to adopt a standardized approach for scrutinizing foreign investments.
1. Gun-jumping enforcement continued to increase globally with fines by EU, Austrian and Chilean authorities and a new Irish...