August 15, 2014

Why Breaches of the Stand Still Obligation Pose Substantial Risks to M&A

German law magazine Der Betrieb published an article by Associate Jens Steger on the potential consequences of a breach of the so-called “stand still obligation” under European merger control law. Jens explained the latest developments regarding these risks in the context of structuring mergers and acquisitions. A breach of the stand still obligation could result in high fines from antitrust watchdogs, so Jens recommended that M&A deals be structured in compliance with European merger control law.

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