23 February 2018
SA Airlink plans to ask for reconsideration of the block on its attempted acquisition of smaller rival airline Safair, which South Africa’s competition watchdog has said could reduce competition in the airline market.
22 February 2018
The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has approved three construction companies' mergers with black-owned businesses as part of a settlement of cartel accusations against the companies – but conditioned on the companies safeguarding against the exchange of competitively sensitive information.
20 February 2018
21st Century Fox has offered a new set of remedies to the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority in response to the enforcer’s provisional finding last month that Fox’s takeover of Sky would not be in the public interest.
20 February 2018
In its first gun-jumping case, the Philippine Competition Commission has voided a deal because the companies failed to notify it to the authority – in a decision that split the enforcer's commissioners three to one.
16 February 2018
The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into the proposed tie-up of two of the world’s four largest gas suppliers, following concerns that the deal could lead to higher prices and reduce choice for consumers and businesses.
15 February 2018
KPMG France has acquired French economic consultancy MAPP.
14 February 2018
Bayer has sued Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service for ordering the company to share its intellectual property with Russia’s agricultural sector as a condition for clearance of Bayer/Monsanto.
13 February 2018
21st Century Fox has offered to ensure Sky News’ structural and editorial independence to quell the UK competition enforcer’s media plurality concerns, but all sides agree that Disney’s pending purchase of Fox could render such commitments unnecessary.
12 February 2018
Qualcomm has fired back at Latham & Watkins partner Daniel Wall’s claims that a Broadcom purchase of the chipmaker would pass antitrust muster, insisting that the deal presents substantial antitrust risks that fall disproportionately on Qualcomm.
08 February 2018
Brazil’s competition enforcer has cleared Bayer’s $66 billion takeover of Monsanto on condition that Bayer divests key business areas and that the merged agricultural company continues licensing products to third parties – even as critics in the US and EU urge that the deal be blocked.