Mergers

2016: The Year In Mergers

March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The ACCC completed 33 public merger reviews in the 2016 calendar year. These reviews and their outcomes are summarised in the table at the bottom of this article. Headline stats Although the ACCC did not...

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Big data, big representations, big implications

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Facebook faces fines for giving incorrect or misleading information to the European Commission in relation to its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp....

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One door closes, another one opens

September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Merger review - - present and proposed processes for merger assessment...

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The regulator’s net

August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC chief sets out his goals for the year ahead...

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On 1 July 2016, the Australian Competition Tribunal authorised the acquisition by Sea Swift Pty Ltd of Toll Marine Logistics Australia’s Far North Queensland and Northern Territory marine freight assets. The authorisation is subject to...

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Competition regulators increase global cooperation...

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Insights into global regulatory developments and trends...

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Iron Mountain Inc. receives conditional clearance for Recall deal from Australian, US, Canadian and UK competition regulators...

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ReFIRBished

April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Acquisitions of critical state assets by foreign investors now subject to regulatory review...

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On 10 March 2016, US-based document management juggernaut, Iron Mountain Inc., submitted draft s87B undertakings to the ACCC in connection with its proposed buyout of rival storage and information management services company, Recall Holdings Limited. The...

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