The Role of Economics in Chinese Merger Appraisal
Jun 13, 2015
Edgeworth Partner Dr. Fei Deng and co-author Dr. Su Sun published this article in the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement. The article describes the role of economic analysis as provided in China’s Anti-monopoly Law, merger regulations and guidelines, and how such economic considerations have been applied in Ministry of Commerce’s (MOFCOM) merger review decisions when it has intervened. The article also provides a case study of the specific methodologies adopted by MOFCOM in its review of the Thermo Fisher/Life Technologies merger. It can be expected that economic analysis will play an increasingly important role in China’s merger review work.
Read the full article here.
Review of the Thermo Fisher/Life Technologies Merger Business & Regulatory Consulting Mar 20, 2014