Pre-order now: Merger Control 2020

Pre-order now: Merger Control 2020

ISBN: 978-1-83862-149-0

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Throughout this edition, and following the unique Lexology Getting The Deal Through format, the same key questions are answered by leading local practitioners on mergers in each of the 69 jurisdictions featured.

This edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Global overview: Merger control in flux  
    • Andrew Ewalt, Tone Oeyen, Hazel Yin and Jenn Mellott, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • How and when economic submissions help decision makers in merger control proceedings
    • Peter Davis and Kostis Hatzitaskos, Cornerstone Research
  • Timelines
    • Michael Bo Jaspers and Joanna Goyder, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Quick Reference Tables
  • Acknowledgements for verifying contents


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  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
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  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
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  • Egypt
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  • France
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  • Liechtenstein
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uzbekistan
  • Zambia


Thomas Janssens, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Thomas heads our global antitrust, competition and trade practice group – a role he combines with his dynamic and broad client practice.

In client mandates, Thomas immerses himself in the business of his clients in order to provide innovative, tailored solutions to global antitrust issues. In leading our antitrust practice, he works with colleagues across the firm to apply our energy, thought leadership and values to stay on top of our game.

He advises on EU and international antitrust law, covering transactional and conduct matters as well as related litigation. Clients turn to Thomas for complex EU and international mandates, especially those requiring strategic management of cross-border challenges and parallel proceedings before several authorities. The nature of his work also involves leading teams of Freshfields lawyers and local counsel around the world.

Thomas speaks English, Dutch and French.

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