The following Competition practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The below lists multi-jurisdictional merger control developments and intelligence (sometimes unconfirmed), with a focus on jurisdictional and procedural issues.
For specific details of merger control thresholds and filing requirements, see further Multi-jurisdictional merger grid–jurisdictional and Multi-jurisdictional merger grid—procedure.
NOTE–to see whether notification thresholds in any jurisdiction throughout the world are met, see Where to Notify.
For a summary of the coronavirus (COVID-19) responses by competition authorities around the world, and the impact on merger control regimes, see MJ merger control–competition authorities and coronavirus (COVID-19) status.
Key upcoming dates to note in relation to developments to merger control rules:
01/12/2020–new interim regulations enter into force in China
01/03/2021–new pre-closing and suspensory merger regime in Peru to come into force (note–implementation delayed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak)
This table lists all non-coronavirus updates for 2020.
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