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Antitrust M&A Snapshot | US Tackles Vertical Merger Enforcement Guidelines While The EC Blocks 2 Transactions
The first quarter of 2019 proved to be as active as ever for antitrust regulators in both the United States and Europe.
United States
11 Jun 2019
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Antitrust M&A Snapshot | Regulator Focus On High-Tech Transactions, Acquisitions And Impact On Innovations
Antitrust regulators in the United States and Europe were very active in the final quarter of 2018 closing a large number of cases requiring in-depth investigations.
United States
20 Mar 2019
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Bigger Is Better. . .Or Maybe Not: The Siemens/Alstom Railway Merger
The European Commission recently reaffirmed that industrial policy objectives have no role to play when it comes to applying the EU merger control rules. Despite unusually intense industrial
European Union
15 Feb 2019
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Antitrust M&A Snapshot - November 7, 2018
Both US antitrust agencies marked the third quarter of 2018 with significant policy announcements regarding the merger review process.
United States
16 Nov 2018
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Antitrust M&A Snapshot
The second quarter of 2018 ushered in a trial defeat for the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the beginning of a new era at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Worldwide
13 Aug 2018
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European Court Of Justice Provides Guidance On Scope Of The Standstill Obligation Enshrined In The EU Merger Regulation
Pursuant to the EU merger control rules, a transaction that falls within the purview of the EU Merger Regulation (EUMR) must be notified to the European Commission (Commission) in advance (Article 4(1) EUMR), and must not be implemented until cleared by the Commission, known as the "standstill" obligation (Article 7[1] EUMR).
European Union
8 Jun 2018
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Antitrust M&A Snapshot - May 7, 2018
One year into the Trump administration, the US antitrust agencies are finally starting to implement their enforcement policies.
United States
9 May 2018
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Antitrust M&A Snapshot: April – June 2017 Update
McDermott's Antitrust M&A Snapshot is a resource for in-house counsel and others who deal with antitrust M&A issues but are not faced with these issues on a daily basis.
Worldwide
10 Aug 2017
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THE LATEST: EU Commission Fines Facebook EUR 110 million for Providing Incorrect or Misleading Information
The Commission's EUR 110 million fine on Facebook for breach of its procedural obligations under the EU merger control rules underscores the need to submit full, accurate and reliable information during the Commission's merger control review process.
European Union
20 May 2017
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McDermott EU Competition Annual Review 2016
It is difficult for General Counsel and their teams to monitor all new developments adequately.
European Union
14 Feb 2017
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McDermott's Antitrust M&A Snapshot Published On July 17, 2016
Investigations continue to take many months, with many approaching or exceeding a year.
Worldwide
28 Jul 2016
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Antitrust M&A Snapshot - July 2016
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Department of Justice (DOJ) have been actively challenging mergers and acquisitions in the first half of 2016.
United States
25 Jul 2016
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Antitrust M&A Snapshot
McDermott's Antitrust M&A Snapshot is a resource for in-house counsel and others who deal with antitrust M&A issues but are not faced with these issues on a daily basis.
Worldwide
20 Jul 2016
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Relief For Harm Incurred As A Result Of Protracted Judicial Review Must Be Sought Before General Court
On 26 November 2013, the European Union’s top court, the European Court of Justice, gave a seminal ruling establishing the principle that a claim for damages for losses incurred as a result of excessively long judicial review proceedings before the General Court must be brought in a separate action before the General Court itself.
European Union
3 Dec 2013
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EU Court Strikes Down Iran Asset Freeze Sanctions: Council Of The European Union Urged To Act With More Rigour
In September 2013, the EU General Court annulled a series of asset freeze sanctions imposed by the Council of the European Union on a number of Iranian entities and one person.
European Union
23 Sep 2013
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Seizure Of Electronic Data: Dawn Raid Inspection Guidance Revised
In an era when the vast majority of written communications are made by electronic means, a company’s obligations to cooperate with Commission officials in an "antitrust dawn raid" extend to the granting of access to all electronically stored data.
United States
3 Apr 2013
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Proposed Remedies In The Midst Of The Patent Wars: EU And US Antitrust Watchdogs Push To Strengthen FRAND In Standard Setting
Chief Economists from the US Federal Trade Commission, the US Department of Justice and the EU Directorate General for Competition, have agreed on a set of four, non-binding suggestions that should—if followed by standard-setting organisations—increase the level of protection afforded to consumers and promote innovation.
United States
26 Nov 2012
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Global Antitrust Cooperation: EU’s Top Regulator Signs MoU With China
On 20 September 2012, European Commission officials concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese officials in respect of antitrust law.
Worldwide
10 Oct 2012
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UK’s Top Antitrust Regulator Issues New Fines Guidance: Penalties To Better Reflect The Impact Of Relevant Conduct
On 10 September 2012, following extensive consultation and in the wake of a number of judgments overturning fining decisions, the United Kingdom’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) issued revised guidance on how it will set penalties for antitrust infringements.
UK
17 Sep 2012
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