UK Merger Spotlight


Here is my current shortlist of the most interesting recent pieces of writing relevant to mergers and UK merger control:


Merger Investigations If There Is A ‘No Deal’ Brexit

Latham and Watkins set out their view here on how the merger process may work.

(Posted September 2018)

Rats in Hanoi: Why Competition Remedies Need Rigorous Testing

Christoper Woolard’s recent speech on why remedy-testing is so important.

(Posted October 2018)

Occasionally A Phase 2 Merger Outcome Can Be Worse Than That At Phase 1

A cautionary tale from Ashurst on a recent merger case. Link here.

(Posted October 2018)

Mergers and the Public Interest

John Fingleton questions the Government’s latest proposals. Link here.

(Posted here November 2018)

Organic Growth v. M&A?

Ken Favaro thinks this question should follow from a more fundamental analysis of growth opportunities. Link here.

(Posted here December 2018)

The shortlist is updated regularly. 

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Material contained in the shortlist articles expresses the views of the authors of the articles and does not imply endorsement or agreement.