UK Merger Spotlight


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


Why UK M&A Are Booming

EY’s Steve Ivermee looks in detail at the latest figures. The article is here.

(Posted September 2018)

200 More Mergers To Be Examined?

Bloomberg’s article describes the proposed changes relating to mergers with national security aspects.

(Posted September 2018)

A Fine Example

Nigel Seay and Stephen Whitfield report on the £100,000 fine handed down by the CMA to Electro Rent during its recent merger investigation. The link is here.

(Posted September 2018)

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)

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.