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India – A snapshot of merger control status and statistics – November 2021
7/11/2021
By Anshuman Sakle and Aakriti Thakur, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas ...
Vouga Abogados - National Expert for Paraguay
19/10/2021
Paraguay is now included in the Merger Filing Guide - Content has been provided by Vouga Abogados.  ...
General Court backs European Commission in Altice gun jumping case – confirming strict standard for standstill obligation
5/10/2021
The General Court dismissed Altice's action against the European Commission's 2018 decision imposing two fines totalling EUR 124.5 million for "gun jumping" in connection with Altice's acquisition of PT Portugal, confirming the ...
New domestic turnover threshold in Austria
23/09/2021
In Austria, major changes to the Cartel and Competition Act have been adopted. The changes include 1) a new domestic turnover threshold, 2) introduction of the SIEC test and 3) an increase of the filing fee. Th ...
Revision of proposed FDI regime in the Netherlands
19/07/2021
The draft Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regulation presented by the Dutch government last year has, following significant criticism, been amended. The revised proposal has now been published. National experts, Van Doorne, have reviewed this ne ...
A general FDI regime came into force today in Denmark
1/07/2021
The Danish FDI regime applies for any investments etc. completed on or after 1 September 2021. Accura has provided details on the rules in the Foreign Investment section. The Danish FDI regime is likely to apply to a broad range of investme ...
Esguerra - National Expert for Colombia
19/06/2021
Colombia is now included in the Merger Filing Guide - Content has been provided by Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos.  ...
EU merger control regardless of thresholds - Article 22 referrals
19/05/2021
By Dr Bjoern Herbers (CMS, Brussels) and Christoff Henrik Soltau (CMS, Germany) ...
Misleading information provided by merging parties
18/05/2021
The European Commission’s recent EUR 7.5 million fine issued to Sigma-Aldrich  for providing misleading information during the Merck/Sigma-Aldrich merger control proceedings is a reminder for all parties in merger cases of the importance o ...
BBA//Fjeldco - National Expert for Iceland
8/05/2021
Iceland is now included in the Merger Filing Guide - Content has been provided by BBA//Fjeldco.  ...

Latest Decisions

DECISION CCCS/400/140/2021/002: PSK hynix Inc. - Intel Corporation’s NAND and Solid State Drive business
21/07/2021 Singapore
CCCS cleared the acquisition by SK hynix Inc (“SK hynix”) of Intel Corporation (“Intel”)’s NAND and Solid State Drive (“SSD”) business (“Target Business”). The acquisition of the Target Busines ...
Rajah & Tann
DECISION CCCS/400/140/2021/005: Joint Venture between Baker Hughes Company and Akastor ASA
22/09/2021 Singapore
CCCS cleared the acquisition of joint-control by Baker Hughes Company (“Baker Hughes”) and Akastor ASA (“Akastor”) of a joint-venture combining Baker Hugues’ subsea drilling services (“SDS Business”) with Aka ...
Rajah & Tann
DECISION in Merger Case No. 08700.009924/2013-19: Videolar S.A., Mr. Lírio Albino Parisotto, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras and Innova S.A.
6/10/2021 Brazil
Videolar’s acquisition of the totality of Innova’s shares was approved by CADE’s Administrative Tribunal upon the execution of behavioral remedies in 2021, revoking a previous 2021 decision by which CADE’s Administrative Tribu ...
Pinheiro Neto
DECISION COMP/MCCAA/17/2021: onepercent Limited - Aplan Limited (Scavolini brand)
5/11/2021 Malta
The Office for Competition approved the acquisition of the Scavolini brand from Aplan Limited by onepercent Limited. As a result of the concentration, onepercent Limited acquired the importation and selling rights of Scavolini brand. onepercent Limit ...
Mamo TCV
DECISION COMP/MCCAA/11/2021: Lidl Immobiliare Malta Limited acquisition of property at Zabbar
10/11/2021 Malta
The Office for Competition (‘OFC’) initiated Phase II proceedings with respect to Lidl Immobiliare Malta Limited’s acquisition of a property located in Zabbar belonging to Said Investments Limited to operate a Lidl supermarket there ...
Mamo TCV
DECISION COMP/MCCAA/16/2021: 888 Holdings plc. - William Hill Cayman Holdings Limited
4/11/2021 Malta
The Office for Competition (‘OFC’) approved the acquisition of sole control of William Hill Cayman Holdings Limited by 888 Holdings plc. 888 Holdings plc was a company listed on the London Stock Exchange that offered online sports betting ...
Mamo TCV
SAMR Decision: Illinois Tool Works Inc. - MTS Systems Corporation
18/11/2021 China
SAMR conditionally approved Illinois Tool Works Inc.’s acquisition of MTS Systems Corporation’s equity subject to conditions on November 18, 2021. ITW was mainly engaged in manufacture of industrial products and equipment which include ...
Gaopeng & Partners
DECISION CT-2021-004: MacEwen Petroleum Inc. - Grant Castle Corp.
29/10/2021 Canada
The Competition Bureau reached an agreement with MacEwen Petroleum Inc. and its affiliate, Grant Castle Corp., related to their proposed acquisition of 51 Quickie convenience stores, 22 of which included gas stations, in Ontario and Québe ...
Stikeman Elliott
DECISION CT-2021-005: Karta Halten B.V. - Domtar Corp.
19/11/2021 Canada
The Competition Bureau announced that it had reached an agreement to address competition concerns with the merger of two of Canada’s largest pulp and paper manufacturers - Karta Halten B.V. (Paper Excellence) and Domtar Corp. A Bureau r ...
Stikeman Elliott
DECISION COMP/MCCAA/14/2021: Medina Healthcare Limited - Pharma-Cos Limited
27/10/2021 Malta
The Office for Competition (‘OFC’) approved the acquisition of Pharma-Cos Limited by Medina Healthcare Limited. Medina Healthcare Limited was a company registered in Malta that was primarily involved in the business of importing and selli ...
Mamo TCV

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