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Merger control notification: penalties for failure to notify
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Global
  • July 11 2013

With the recent imposition of substantial civil penalties on MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings (US$720,000) and on Barry Diller (US$480,000) for failing


Joint bidding by private equity funds found permissible under antitrust laws
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 2 2008

In late February 2008 in litigation involving the acquisition of a public company that had put itself up for sale, a federal district court held that that no antitrust claim was stated where, out of all potential buyers solicited by the company, two private equity buyers who were the only bidders to make an actual offer to buy the company entered into a joint bid agreement to purchase the target


Takeover Panel: Takeover Code: amendments to various practice statements effective 19 September 2011
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • October 4 2011

As reported in the last edition of this publication6 , a number of changes to the Takeover Code (‘the Code’) came into effect on 19 September 2011


Joint bidding by private equity funds found permissible under antitrust laws
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 3 2008

In late February 2008 in litigation involving the acquisition of a public company that had put itself up for sale, a federal district court held that that no antitrust claim was stated where, out of all potential buyers solicited by the company, two private equity buyers who were the only bidders to make an actual offer to buy the company entered into a joint bid agreement to purchase the target


European Commission imposes record-equaling 20 million merger control fine
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • July 25 2014

The European Commission has announced a fine of 20 million (US$27 million) for what it describes as a "negligent" breach of EU merger control


Antitrust Merger Enforcement In the Obama Administration: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Global, USA
  • March 8 2016

With Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearings scheduled for March 9, it seems an appropriate time to examine whether the Obama Administration’s


MOFCOM issues interim rules and guidelines on simple cases of concentration
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • China
  • June 5 2014

On February 11, 2014, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) issued the Interim Rules on Applicable Standards for Simple Cases regarding


Five minutes on... EU merger control
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • September 24 2015

The European Union and virtually all of its Member States enforce merger control laws which require that approval be obtained before closing any deal


Tom S. Pick
  • Squire Patton Boggs

Patrick J. Brooks
  • Squire Patton Boggs