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Dow/DuPont, Qualcomm/NXP and Maersk Line/Hamburg Süd win at GCR Awards 13.04.18

Three mergers on which RBB Economics advised have been recognised at the recent Global Competition Review Awards 2018 in Washington, DC. Dow/DuPont, in which RBB worked with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom for the parties, was awarded Matter of the Year. The economics of the European Commission’s innovation theory of harm in that transaction are discussed in RBB Brief 54. Qualcomm/NXP, in which RBB worked with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan for Qualcomm, won European Merger Control Matter of the Year. Maersk Line/Hamburg Süd, in which RBB worked with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, won the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa Merger Control Matter of the Year.