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'Gun jumping' - guidance for merging parties

As antitrust authorities around the world step up enforcement of rules requiring full business separation pending clearance (see further 10 Key Themes - deal risk) a key risk area is the level of influence buyers exercise over a target’s business, with heavy penalties being imposed on buyers who cross the line and exercise control (or have the right to exercise control) too early (‘gun jumping’).
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Gun jumping - guidance for merging parties
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