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Comment: Illumina calls regulators' bluff on Grail deal despite risking hefty EU fine

By Natalie McNelis and Nicholas Hirst*
  • 19 Aug 2021 12:09
  • 20 Aug 2021 04:38
Illumina’s decision to close its Grail transaction before obtaining a green light in the EU is a bold move grounded in its conviction that the bloc's merger regulator was wrong to assert jurisdiction over the case.

The company risks serious fines for the transgression and a protracted court battle over the European

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