Chinese State Owned Enterprises and EU Merger Control

Chinese State Owned Enterprises and EU Merger Control
epub | 1.69 MB | English | Isbn:036751320X | Author: Alexandr Svetlicinii | PAge: 144 | Year: 2021


This book analyses the specifics of corporate governance of China’s State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and their assessment under EU merger control, which is reflected in the EU Commission’s screening of the notified economic concentrations.
Guided by the Going Global policy and the Belt and Road Initiative, Chinese SOEs have expanded their global presence considerably. Driven by the need to acquire cutting edge technologies and other industrial policy considerations, Chinese SOEs have engaged in a series of corporate acquisitions in Europe. The main objective of this book is to demonstrate the conceptual and regulatory challenges of applying traditional merger assessment tools in cases involving Chinese SOEs due to the specifics in their corporate governance and the regulatory framework under which they operate in China. The book also explores the connection between the challenges experienced by the merger control regimes in the EU and the recent introduction of the…

Category:Business Consolidations & Mergers, Corporate Law, Military Law