Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 20 Jan 2023
As the new competitiveness objective for the UK’s financial regulators inches closer to becoming law, Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey – once a public critic of the idea – has argued the Prudential Regulation Authority’s current activities already satisfy the objective.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 19 May 2022
A strong ESG-strategy can increase stock liquidity, unlock competitive value, and give an advantage in contract bidding, according to Susan Du Becker, director of risk and compliance at Microsoft.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Italy | 6 Dec 2021
The Italian government will reportedly scrutinise US-based investment company KKR’s bid to takeover Telecom Italia and could invoke a special oversight power that allows it to limit or block deals involving strategic assets.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, India | 19 Nov 2021
A key hurdle to greater price competition for generic drugs in India is consumer concern and information asymmetry about quality, according to a market study conducted by the country’s competition watchdog.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 16 Nov 2021
The UK government has published advice clarifying what types of acquisitions will be subject to mandatory notification requirements under sweeping new national security rules that come into force in January.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Oct 2021
In the latest Episode in our public M&A podcast series, we look back at one of the most active Summers in the public M&A markets in some time. In…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, South Korea | 1 Sep 2021
Korea has passed highly-anticipated amendments to its telecommunications law, becoming the first country to prohibit Google and Apple from barring third-party payment providers in their application marketplaces.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Canada, European Union, etc. | 11 Aug 2021
New and updated guidance relating to collaboration between competitors in select jurisdictions around the globe.
Lexology PRO | Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, etc. | 2 Aug 2021
The European Commission has opened its second in-depth merger investigation following an Article 22 referral, this time examining Facebook’s acquisition of customer service platform Kustomer.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Singapore | 2 Aug 2021
Singapore’s antitrust authority is seeking feedback on its proposed business collaboration guidance, aiming to clarify how it will assess the most common types of competitor coordination.