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Buyers and sellers must be vigilant around data subject notification requirements and cross-border data transfer conditions
The FCA is probing into potential competition and financial stability risks
Competition law needs to be reassessed in a context of increasing inequality and economic disquiet
As the FTC pushes the enforcement boundaries, critics are turning the tables with chatter about spinning off its competition bureau
Ten months into the NSI’s implementation, market participants are looking to test cases to understand the government’s approach to enforcement
In this edition of IFLR’s explainer series, we unpick the European Commission’s new power and how it will impact dealmakers
The Delaware Court of Chancery could reach a decision fairly quickly if the social media giant continues to press Tesla's CEO to consummate the $44 billion acquisition
The proposals to create a more level playing field in the EU’s markets have been broadly welcomed but questions remain about how the rules will be implemented
While market sentiment appears to have improved on tech companies finding some breathing room, China has its work cut out to reclaim its momentum
A possible recession on the horizon could drive a new wave of operational activists, unsolicited bids, campaigns targeting existing deals and insurgencies
The SEC’s proposed changes have opened questions as to whether other jurisdictions will follow suit, and whether stricter regulation in the US could open opportunities for other SPAC markets
While the island nation aims to open up to foreign investment, it does so with the caveat of a review mechanism that allows the president to prohibit investments which endanger national security
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In our latest primer, IFLR explores France’s long-awaited guidelines on the screening of foreign direct investments
In this edition of IFLR’s explainer series, we unpick the European Commission’s new power and how it will impact dealmakers
IFLR’s latest explainer looks at the impact of the amendment and of newly added provisions on M&A and on foreign companies operating in China
The UK is often deemed a relatively trustworthy and easy jurisdiction to bid into, but it does have its quirks when it comes to overseas investors looking to buy a British company
As the dust begins to settle on the economic upheaval the sanctions have caused, IFLR unpicks their implications and ponders the long-term consequences for financial services
IFLR’s latest explainer looks at the impact of the rules on foreign investments and the implications of the newly added listing regulations for restricted sectors
IFLR’s latest explainer looks at how companies are preparing for a new operating environment limiting anti-competitive behaviour
Enforcement and dispute resolution mechanisms will help to determine the effectiveness of the agreement, this IFLR explainer takes a closer look
IFLR’s latest explainer looks at the new law, which will regulate the export of sensitive technologies from China
In our latest explainer we look at what some are dubbing the UK's take on Cfius
The Americas awards research has now begun, with winners to be announced in New York in May 2023
The new rules will complement existing antitrust laws but may pose implementation inconsistencies in areas such as remedies
Increased scrutiny from regulators has also been delaying the closing of M&A transactions
Much can be done with the existing US consumer welfare standard before developing a new framework