'Risk and compliance' podcast series
Essential Antitrust #6: COVID-19 and M&A – merger control during the pandemic
The economic hardship caused by COVID-19 has resulted in an increase in firms in financial distress looking for a path forward through M&A.
Jenn Mellott speaks with partners Alastair Chapman, Mary Lehner and Tone Oeyen to discuss how enforcement agencies view distressed firm transactions, how the agencies have responded to the unique financial conditions caused by the pandemic and what policies have been introduced to prevent hostile foreign takeovers of critical assets and technologies.
Meet the team
Jenn Mellott Partner
Washington, DC, Brussels
Alastair Chapman Partner
Mary Lehner Partner
Tone Oeyen Partner