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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


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


Antitrust, competition and economic regulation quarterly newsletter
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • May 27 2014

On 26 March 2014, an historic panel consisting of senior officials from the antitrust enforcement authorities of Africa, Brazil, and China presented


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


EU reminder to private equity firms of antitrust risks
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 4 2014

On 2 April 2014, the European Commission fined 11 producers of underground and submarine high voltage power cables 302 million euro for participation


What Exactly Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Private Equity?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • December 8 2016

As unpredictable as Donald Trump was as a candidate, the impact of his Presidency seems equally difficult to forecast. As a candidate, Trump’s


FTC announces changes to jurisdictional thresholds for Sections 7a and 8 of the Clayton Act
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • January 23 2007

On January 16, 2007, the Federal Trade Commission announced new jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings made pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) as well as for Section 8 of the Clayton Act


China's new national security law creates more insecurity for foreign businesses
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • July 13 2015

On July 1, 2015, the National People's Congress passed the People's Republic of China National Security Law ("NSL"). It took effect from the date of


BIS consultations on the role of the CMA: draft guidance, strategic priorities and secondary legislation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2013

On 25 April 2013, the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA), which introduces a number of changes to the UK competition law regime