2023 Insights: More Intense Merger Reviews

Skadden’s 2023 Insights

US and EU Regulators Increase Scrutiny of Vertical Mergers
U.S. and European regulators are viewing competitive impacts more broadly than in the past, questioning once uncontroversial vertical deals and challenging any acquisitions they fear may prevent future competition.

Demystifying China’s Merger Review Process
Winning Chinese approval for a merger can seem like an opaque and puzzling process to newcomers, in part because Chinese law requires regulators to consider broad economic and policy considerations, not just the impact on competition.

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