Ruby Hong focuses her practice on antitrust and competition law in China, Asia, the EU and a number of other jurisdictions. She has been involved in transactions across a variety of industry sectors, including semiconductors, airlines, aerospace, information technology, gaming, performance materials and others.
Ms. Hong’s recent antitrust experience includes advising:
- SK hynix Inc. (South Korea) in its US$9 billion acquisition of Intel Corporation’s NAND and SSD businesses with respect to merger control filings in China, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan;
- Air Canada (Canada) in its CAD$720 million acquisition of Transat A.T. Inc. with respect to a merger control filing in the EU;
- Red Hat, Inc. (U.S.) in its US$34 billion acquisition by IBM with respect to merger control filings in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the EU;
- Rockwell Collins Inc. (U.S.) in its US$30 billion acquisition by United Technologies Corporation with respect to merger control filings in China, Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan and the EU, including the remedy negotiation with China’s State Administration for Market Regulation;
- DuPont de Nemours, Inc. (U.S.) in its US$2.3 billion acquisition of Laird Performance Materials with respect to merger control filings in China and South Korea; and
- ByteDance Inc. (China) in its multibillion-dollar acquisition of Moonton Technology with respect to merger control filings in Turkey and Indonesia.