MJ merger control—news feed
MJ merger control—news feed

The following Competition practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • MJ merger control—news feed
  • Upcoming dates to note
  • 2021
  • 2020–general updates
  • 2020–coronavirus (COVID-19) updates
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015

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.

Upcoming dates to note

Key upcoming dates to note in relation to developments to merger control rules:

  1. Imminently (expected)–new pre-closing and suspensory merger regime in Peru to come into force (waiting final implementing regulation to be adopted)

2021

DateJurisdictionDevelopment
May 2021
05/05/2021

EU

• Commission publishes proposals for regulation of foreign subsidies, including new merger control filing thresholds and a new FDI screening regime

April 2021
29/04/2021

Chile

• The head of the FNE states that a simplified notification procedure will be introduced soon (possibly as soon as May 2021)

08/04/2021

Mexico

• COFECE issues updated Guide for the Notification of Concentrations

06/04/2021

India

• CCI confirms it will continue to accept electronic filings of merger notifications

01/04/2021

Canada

• Filing fee decreased

March 2021
26/03/2021

EU

• Commission publishes amended guidance on procedure around referrals to the European Commission

26/03/2021

Guernsey

• GCRA issue new guidance on procedure and substantive assessment and new notification forms

25/03/2021

South Africa

• Consultation launched on proposed new notification form and amendments to guidance

22/03/2020

Italy

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