Deals in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC)
have faced greater scrutiny in recent years, as merger review
standards around the world have become more harmonised.
A number of recent changes, however, remove some
Regulators discussed their merger control regimes
during an International Bar Association panel discussion held
earlier this month. Pre-merger review in Brazil and India,
along with higher thresholds for mergers requiring approval in
Russia, are among the most significant changes.
Pre-merger review in Brazil means the Administrative Counsel
for Economic Defense (Conselho Administrativo de Defesa
Econômica or Cade) is less likely to break-up a deal