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10 December 2021

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10 December 2021

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10 December 2021

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10 December 2021

Italy may use special powers to intervene in KKR’s Telecom Italia bid

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.

06 December 2021

Chinese telecoms company accuses Canadian government of bias in national security review

A Chinese telecommunications company has urged a Canadian court to suspend a government order that would force it to divest its entire business in the country on national security grounds.

03 December 2021

EU officials disagree over guidance for new EU foreign subsidies rules

A member of the European Parliament and an official at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition have clashed over the need for clearer guidelines on new EU foreign subsidies rules proposed in May.

18 November 2021

CMA launches Phase II review into Nvidia/Arm deal

The UK’s competition authority has opened an in-depth probe into Nvidia’s $40 billion purchase of Arm on both competition and national security grounds at the request of the country’s government.

16 November 2021

UK issues guidance on new foreign investment control regime

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.

16 November 2021

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