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Substantial reform of EU merger control on the cards
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • July 11 2014

On 9 July 2014, the European Commission published a White Paper setting out proposals to amend the EU merger control system. The proposed reform of


EC consultation on cross-border mergers and divisions
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • October 1 2014

The European Commission has published a consultation (in the form of an online questionnaire) to assess the functioning of the existing EU legal


Updated merger filing rules in COMESA
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Africa
  • April 23 2015

The Council of Ministers of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa ("COMESA") has adopted an amendment to the COMESA Competition Rules on


Reminder to check very carefully whether merger control filings are required
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • July 25 2014

On 23 July 2014, the European Commission fined Marine Harvest 20 million for taking a 48.5 stake in its competitor Morpol without filing the


Judge rules non-reportable, consummated merger violates U.S. antitrust law
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • January 10 2014

One year since the filing of the lawsuit, and 18 months since the merger closed, a U.S. federal judge declared on 8 January 2014 that Bazaarvoice


The new national commission on markets and competition
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Spain
  • June 20 2013

More than a year after the government announced that the National Competition Commission would merge with up to six other sector regulators to create


FTC announces changes to HSR and Clayton Act Section 8 jurisdictional thresholds
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

On 10 January 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released the annual jurisdictional adjustments for premerger notification filings made


Draft issued for solicitation of comments to revise the state council regulations on internet information services
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • September 10 2012

It is difficult to give a sense of the extent to which the Internet has changed the lives of Chinese people across the nation since September 1987, when China first became connected to the Internet


Supreme Court tightens the scope of antitrust immunity in Government-owned hospital mergers
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • February 22 2013

In a unanimous and favorable decision for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Supreme Court found that the state action immunity doctrine does


FTC & DOJ release updated model confidentiality waiver for use in cross-border investigations
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

On 25 September 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice's Antitrust Division (DOJ) issued an updated joint model waiver of