Global demand for Israeli tech assets is pushing deal activity to new highs, while domestic firms increasingly seek scale abroad.
The evolution in private equity means that forward-thinking firms are adding early-stage review to their merger strategy.
The European Commission is increasingly concerned that market consolidation will harm innovation and has changed dramatically the way it examines the impact of mergers on innovation. Merging parties should be prepared for it.
Whether it is 'hard' or 'soft', a UK exit from the EU will mean a very different dynamic in terms of merger control
Gun-jumping has been in the crosshairs of competition-law enforcers for the past decade, and recent developments show authorities across the world are taking an even tougher line
When European Union Courts overrule European Commission decisions on transactions, finding a solution to the situation can be challenging for parties to the deal
In the past 18 months, Japan’s regulator has tackled Big Data, introduced greater disclosure and conducted a high-profile, parallel merger review.
Has the disclosure standard for companies been raised in the EU?
When it comes to mergers within the digital landscape, the greatest challenge for regulation is to strike the right balance as regards enforcement. How are EU authorities taking action and what does this mean for the innovation economy?
An increase in cases has been seen as a warning that the EU is ramping up its response to potential conglomerate effects. What can merging companies do to prepare for a challenge?
Regulators in key global markets are increasingly demanding remedial action to allay competitive concerns.
The European Commission is paying greater attention to investors who hold stakes in multiple companies in the same industry and considering how this concentration of influence might have an anti-competitive effect
Effective handling of antitrust issues can help businesses bolster their negotiating position—whichever side of the deal they're on.
Global economic growth is back on the agenda and companies are once again looking to position themselves for success by pursuing mergers and acquisitions. But what are the prerequisites for success in an increasingly disrupted world?
To ride the wave of AI, financial services companies will have to navigate evolving standards, regulations and risk dynamics—particularly regarding data rights, algorithmic accountability and cybersecurity
Green bonds allow sovereign issuers to diversify their investor base, support investment in sustainable infrastructure and conquer conservation challenges at a low cost of funding.
Hosted by our Bratislava office, the World Cup was held in Vienna and featured football and volleyball events. Team Berlin won the football final, while Team Bratislava was victorious in the volleyball final.
Without safeguards, the structure of choice for many refinery and petrochemical projects can expose sponsors and financiers to costly risks
Banks, regulators and cloud-based providers are forging new models for outsourcing in the financial sector.
New interpretations of the law could increase the risks of letting artificial intelligence make decisions where liability for unfair practices exists
In the autumn of 2017, we held a coordinated seminar series, “Making sense of a fragmenting world,” in three cities to help clients and colleagues navigate a shifting global landscape.
We advised on 282 announced M&A deals with a US$339 billion+ aggregate value.
We advised clients globally on innovative financing strategies and approaches.
The complexities and challenges associated with decommissioning North Sea offshore oil and gas assets have dampened M&A activity in the past—but change is coming.
Not content to wait for a final Brexit plan, international companies are already exploring shifting operations out of the United Kingdom to retain European Union advantages.