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More cautious merger reviews could have 'chilling effect' on innovation, Facebook exec says

By Victoria Ibitoye
  • 15 Apr 2021 08:30
  • 15 Apr 2021 08:30
Regulators’ increasingly cautious review of mergers is likely to have a “chilling effect” on deal making and to impact start-up investment, an antitrust executive at Facebook has said.

Diogo Santos Pereira identified an increased tendency among regulators to “prioritize jurisdictional flexibility over legal certainty and predictability” which, for companies, is “often the worst position

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