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COVID-19 and M&A: Merger control during the pandemic

Global - July 13 2020 COVID-19 has disrupted global economies and thrown businesses into an unfamiliar and unstable environment. The economic effects of the pandemic are…

Rory Jones, Lance McCaskey

Balancing travelers’ right to refunds and airlines’ right to survival in the age of COVID-19

USA - May 10 2020 Ticket refunds, normally a very clear-cut area of regulation, have become a lightning rod issue for air carriers, consumers and regulators worldwide…

Amna Arshad, Charlie Beller

Essential Antitrust podcast series - episode 4: Lessons from the US FTC’s bid to block Evonik/PeroxyChem

USA - March 29 2020 Until early 2020, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) had won each of the seven litigated merger challenges that it had brought since 2015. This…

Andrew Ewalt, Eric Mahr, Jennifer Mellott, Laura Onken

Essential Antitrust podcast series - episode 3: US spotlight on vertical mergers

USA - February 25 2020 In 2017, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) brought its first challenge against a vertical merger in 40 years in its unsuccessful suit to block…

Tom Ensign, Jennifer Mellott, Jan Rybnicek

Foreign investment review procedure in USA

USA - October 10 2019 An overview of the authorities' review process for foreign investment in USA, including key thresholds for review, timeframes and procedural requirements.

Christine Laciak, Aimen Mir