Mergers

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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ACCC and AER: Their year in review

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annual report shows steady enforcement and continuing focus on consumer protection...

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Singapore sings out with guidance

October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

CCS issues proposed amendments to its competition law guidelines for public consultation...

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KWM in the competition elite

August 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

GCR Australian competition bar survey sees KWM leading the elite...

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Phillipeans meets ASEAN commitment...

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The Australian merger control regime can be frustrating for both domestic and international merger parties.  The Harper Committee has recognised by making a number of recommendations in its final report to improve the regime. In the video...

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KWM partners Wayne Leach & Andrew Monotti discuss competition law issues arising from the privatisation of state-owned assets, including implications of the Harper Report's recommendations...

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On 30 October 2014, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) released their joint 2013-14 Annual Report. The 390-page report details the actions taken by the ACCC and AER...

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ACCC’s review of Rheem-Dux merger heats up

October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has been kept busy by informal merger clearances, despite recently clearing a trifecta of high profile transactions. On 17 October 2014, the ACCC published a Statement of Issues setting out its concerns in...

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