19 September 2019
The US Federal Trade Commission is considering updating its Horizontal Merger Guidelines to address nascent competition in the digital economy, an official in the agency’s international division has said.
17 September 2019
The European Commission has conditionally cleared E.ON’s acquisition of parts of innogy, in a deal that will lead to the restructuring of the German energy market.
11 September 2019
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has made a €32 billion bid for the London Stock Exchange, with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer once again representing LSE.
09 September 2019
France’s Competition Authority has concluded that Altice complied with a requirement to divest a telecommunications business to secure approval for an acquisition, but the divestiture buyer has slammed the enforcer’s decision as politically motivated.
05 September 2019
A merger between Australia’s two largest manufacturers of chilled ready meals would likely harm competition, the country’s competition watchdog has found.
04 September 2019
The president-elect of the European Commission has reportedly said she intends to reconsider how market definition is assessed in EU competition policy.
02 September 2019
The UK's competition enforcer has said it will review Sabre’s $360 million acquisition of Farelogix in depth – two weeks after the US Department of Justice sued to block the deal.
29 August 2019
The Dutch competition watchdog for the first time has imposed merger remedies centred on access to data and equal access to a digital platform.
27 August 2019
Pakistan’s antitrust watchdog has made a preliminary finding that Uber’s acquisition of rival Careem is likely to hurt competition in the ride-sharing application market.
22 August 2019
France’s Competition Authority has unconditionally approved British chemical producer Ineos's acquisition of OGC Nice – marking the first deal the authority has examined in the football club sector.