Key legal and regulatory developments driving and shaping M&A
Antitrust laws exist in most countries around the world. Although these laws mostly share a common goal – to protect the functioning of markets and, ultimately, consumers – there is significant variance from one country to another in terms of the precise nature of the rules, the scope of the sanctions for infringing them and the extent to which they are actively enforced.
Understanding the risks your business faces and targeting your compliance efforts accordingly is critical to managing antitrust risk. The penalties for failing to comply can be severe.
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