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China's Conditional Approval Of Bayer's Acquisition Of Monsanto: Lessons For Future Merger Cases In China
On March 13, 2018, China's Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM")[1] announced its Conditional Approval following antitrust review of a concentration of undertakings relating to Bayer's proposed merger with Monsanto ("Merger")
2 May 2019
M&A HSR Premerger Notification Thresholds Increase in 2019
The Federal Trade Commission has announced new HSR thresholds for 2019.
United States
12 Mar 2019
A Boiling Frog? Merger Enforcement Of Early-Stage Tech Companies
Fable has it that a frog placed in tepid water slowly brought to a boil will not perceive danger until it is too late to leap.
United States
15 Feb 2019
EBA Publishes Final Guidelines On Exposures Associated With High Risk Under CRR
On January 17, the European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its final report (EBA/GL/2019/01) on guidelines on the specification of types of exposures to be associated with high risk
United States
28 Jan 2019
DOJ Encourages Self-Disclosure Of FCPA Violations Discovered Through M&A Activity
Deputy Assistant Attorney General Matthew Miner, head of the DOJ's Fraud Section, recently discussed the DOJ's efforts to address corruption ...
United States
28 Aug 2018
Report Confirms Europe's Growing Influence In The Global Tech Ecosystem
The 2017 "State of European Tech Report," released today, predicts that Europe is set to receive a record $19 billion in tech investments this year.
European Union
8 Jan 2018
SEC Allows All Companies To Submit Confidential Initial Registration Statements
On June 29, 2017, the SEC announced that starting on July 10, 2017 all companies can take advantage of confidential SEC review of certain registration statements submitted in connection with an IPO.
United States
18 Jul 2017
Go West: Venture Financings And Expansion Projects In The United States
At $15 billion, venture capital and private equity investment flow from the United States into Germany in Q1 2017 is already triple the levels of the prior two years.
United States
12 Jul 2017
Rising To The Challenge Of Growth Capital Equity Investment In The World's Poorest Countries – A New Model
One of the biggest current challenges for the impact investing community is the aggregation and deployment of growth capital equity in the world's poorest countries.
14 Jun 2017
New Merger Filing Thresholds In Germany And Austria
Merger notification obligations are changing in Germany and Austria, as new alternative jurisdictional thresholds based on the "transaction value" are being introduced into the respective national regimes...
5 May 2017
Antitrust Analysis Of Joint Ventures: Structural Considerations
Like a merger, a JV can raise antitrust questions upon its formation. That is especially true if the JV is so tightly integrated that it looks substantially like a merger.
United States
24 Apr 2017
Chancery Court Holds That Squeezed Out Stockholders Lack Standing To Compel Inspection Under DGCL § 220
On February 27, 2017, the Delaware Court of Chancery addressed an important matter of first impression under Delaware law: "Must a plaintiff seeking corporate records under Section 220 of...
United States
29 Mar 2017
German Corporate Law Update: Important Changes In Acquisitions And Investments
Less than 18 months from now, the new European Data Privacy Regulation ("GDPR") will take effect.
24 Mar 2017
General Court Annuls 2013 EU Veto On The TNT Acquisition By UPS
For the first time in over a decade, the General Court of the European Union has annulled a European Commission (EC or Commission) decision to block a deal.
European Union
22 Mar 2017
IRS Reverses Its Position Regarding The Treatment Of Merger Breakup Fees
In July 2014 AbbVie Inc. and Shire Plc announced a $54.8 billion merger deal that would have made AbbVie the largest U.S. company to move its legal residence...
United States
16 Mar 2017
Newsletter Corporate - February 2017
The following provides a summary of issues that have attracted attention in the German M&A practice recently.
8 Mar 2017
Delaware Supreme Court Wastes No Words: Summarily Affirms In Re Volcano Corp. Stockholder Litigation, Upholding Business Judgment Rule And Dismissing Remaining Waste Claim
On February 9, 2017, the Supreme Court of Delaware summarily affirmed the Court of Chancery's decision in In re Volcano Corp. Stockholder Litigation...
United States
1 Mar 2017
Gordon v. Verizon: New York Parts Company With Delaware
On February 2, 2017, the New York Appellate Division, First Department, issued a decision in Gordon v. Verizon Communications, Inc., No. 653084/13, 2017 WL 442871 (1st Dep't 2017)...
United States
17 Feb 2017
Six Crucial Points About The Prohibition On Chinese Investors' Acquisition Of U.S. Aixtron Operations
On December 2, 2016, President Obama, acting under the Exon-Florio law, blocked the planned acquisition by China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund LP ("Fujian Grand Chip") of the U.S. operations...
United States
13 Feb 2017
Antitrust Analysis Of Joint Ventures: An Introduction
Joint ventures ("JVs") can require navigation of a potential minefield of antitrust issues, which we'll explore in a series of six blog posts beginning with this introductory post.
United States
10 Feb 2017
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