Merger Control Around the Globe

    View Author October 2018

    Countries around the world enforce merger control laws that require approval for deals that exceed certain thresholds. These laws also allow authorities to impose conditions on closing – or even block – transactions that raise competition concerns. The merger control process can have a significant impact on transaction timetables, and failure to obtain requisite approvals can have other serious consequences. Making matters more complex, a transaction may trigger filings in jurisdictions that seem entirely unrelated to the transaction at hand.

    We have prepared a general overview of merger control as a guide for business leaders or counsel not regularly involved in global M&A. Please contact us for more information.