Merger Control

The State Council’s 2008 Regulation on Notification Thresholds for Proposed Concentrations of Undertakings implemented the merger provisions of the Antimonopoly Law. Since the adoption of the regulations, the State Council has reviewed over 100 merger transactions, a majority of which have been cleared. Only one transaction was denied outright, while five others were allowed with [...]

Published by admin on July 20th, 2010 tagged China Law | 1 Comment »

Outbound M&A Financing Regulations

In 2008, the China Banking Regulatory Commission announced the “Guidelines on the Risk Management of Mergers and Acquisition Loan Business of Commercial Banks.” These guidelines now allow commercial banks in China to finance M&A activities. The new guidelines have generated massive interest from Chinese commercial banks in exploring opportunities in M&A financing to support Chinese [...]

Published by admin on July 13th, 2010 tagged China Law | Comment now »