12 Mar 2020

The wolf in sheep’s clothing? The consequences of the CMA asserting broad jurisdiction over global mergers

So far, 2020 has seen the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) continue to take an increasingly interventionist approach to global deals, including those with little to no UK nexus, pushing the boundaries of its jurisdiction.

As this briefing explains, this trend is expected to continue. It is clear therefore that it is increasingly risky for parties to global deals to complete all but the most straightforward transactions without engaging the CMA first.

Practices Competition
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Philippe Chappatte
Partner at Slaughter and May
London
Claire Jeffs
Partner at Slaughter and May
London
Lucy Chambers
Associate at Slaughter and May
London