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Changes to India's merger thresholds target major tech firms, top competition official says

By Freny Patel
  • 23 Sep 2021 20:53
  • 23 Sep 2021 21:55
Global digital majors acquiring shareholdings of even less than 10 percent in domestic companies in India may soon need to notify the transactions to the country’s competition authority.
The introduction of deal-value merger thresholds would bring the Indian competition law into line with its counterparts in the US, the EU, Germany,

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Freny Patel


Freny has been covering antitrust law, M&A and regulations for over a decade, serving as Asia editor at Policy and Regulatory Report. Prior to joining as an editor at Mergermarket, she headed the banking bureau of a leading Indian financial daily, Business Standard. When India privatized the insurance sector, she had her own column in The Observer.

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