Mr Brian P Curran

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International merger control remedy coordination in action
International | 14 January 2016

The US Federal Trade Commission, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce and the European Commission have all approved NXP Semiconductors NV's takeover of Freescale Semiconductor Ltd on the condition that NXP divested its radio frequency power amplifier assets to alleviate the agencies' competition concerns. The convergence of the three antitrust agencies' remedies should be encouraging for companies considering global transactions.