Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2022

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  • Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2022
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions

Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2022

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Bulgaria; Canada; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Ecuador; Egypt; European Union; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Germany; Ghana; Greece; Greenland; Hong Kong; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Kenya; Liechtenstein; Malaysia; Malta; Mexico; Morocco; Netherlands; New Zealand; North Macedonia; Norway; Pakistan; Peru; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russia; Saudi Arabia; Serbia; Singapore; Slovakia; Slovenia; South Africa; South Korea; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Taiwan; Thailand; Turkey; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; USA; Vietnam; Zambia


The set of questions relating to the topic of Merger Control and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. What is the relevant legislation and who enforces it?

  2. What kinds of mergers are caught?

  3. What types of joint ventures are caught?

  4. Is there a definition of ‘control’ and are minority and other interests less than control caught?

  5. What are the jurisdictional thresholds for notification and are there circumstances in which transactions falling below these thresholds may be investigated?

  6. Is the filing mandatory or voluntary? If mandatory, do any exceptions exist?

  7. Do foreign-to-foreign mergers have to be notified and is there a local effects or nexus test?

  8. Are there also rules on foreign investment, special sectors or other relevant approvals?

  9. What are the deadlines for filing? Are there

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