Region: North America

United States: Platform Economics and Mergers

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25 November 2022

United States: E-Commerce and Big Data Merger Control

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25 November 2022

Canada

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25 November 2022

United States: Tech Mergers

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25 November 2022

Canadian government proposes further amendments to Competition Act

The Canadian government is mulling further competition law amendments, including bolstering the antitrust watchdog’s decision-making powers and altering the efficiencies defence, after several major changes were already introduced in a budget bill this summer.

18 November 2022

Akin Gump adds CFIUS policy director to foreign investment team

Laura Black has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld as a senior counsel in Washington, DC, after stepping down as director for policy and international relations at the US foreign investment review body.

18 November 2022

China condemns Canada’s forced divestitures of critical minerals investments

The Chinese government has sharply criticised Canada’s decision to force three companies to divest their investments in critical minerals companies.

10 November 2022

Thousands of stakeholders urged Canadian enforcer to block major telecoms deal, official says

The majority of over 7,000 public submissions sent to Canada’s Competition Bureau opposed Rogers’ $19 billion acquisition of Shaw Communications, an agency official has testified.

09 November 2022

Canadian watchdog doubles down on rejection of Rogers/Shaw divestiture proposal

Rogers Communications’ offer to divest its Freedom Mobile business would not resolve the anticompetitive effects from its acquisition of rival Shaw Communications, Canada’s Competition Bureau has argued.

08 November 2022

Canada forces Chinese companies to divest critical minerals investments

The Canadian government has ordered three Chinese companies to divest their investments in a trio of domestic critical minerals companies, just days after it promised increased scrutiny of national security issues in the sector.

04 November 2022

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