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CEE: Competition Monthly Bulletin – September/October 2020

Stay informed about the latest developments in competition law in Central and Eastern Europe with Schoenherr’s multi-jurisdictional newsletter. Each issue offers insight into developments in merger control, antitrust, and unfair competition in the region. Merger Control Antitrust – Cartel Prohibition Antitrust – Abuse of Dominance Unfair Competition Sector enquiries, legislation and guidance

ESMA publishes a report on funds’ resilience to future shocks

On 12 November 2020, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a report presenting its analysis and conclusions on the readiness of certain investment funds that have significant exposure to corporate debt and real estate assets to potential future adverse shocks, as well as five priority action areas which would contribute to their future […]


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Simpson Thatcher and Fangda advise Alibaba on $6.9bn strategic deal with Suning

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has turned to its long-standing advisers Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Fangda Partners in a $6.9bn strategic partnership with Chinese electronics retailer Suning. Simpson Thacher’s team on this deal was led by Hong Kong-based client relationship partner Chen Leiming. Fangda’s team was headed by relationship partner Jonathan Zhou. Suning, which has […]

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Dentons circles Matthew Arnold & Baldwin for third 2015 merger

Dentons is in merger talks with London-headquartered Matthew Arnold & Baldwin (MAB) as part of its international expansion plan, The Lawyer understands. This would be Dentons’ third merger in eight months, following its union with Chinese firm Dacheng and McKenna Long & Aldridge earlier this year. After announcing those mergers, Dentons entered into non-disclosure agreements […]

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The tale of two Amarchands: breaking the family business mould

The dramatic split up of India’s largest firm Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co has created two separate firms led by two brothers – Cyril and Shardul Shroff. Although sharing the same family tie, similar names and the same aspiration to be the country’s best, the two firms could not be more […]

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