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An in-depth investigation into PayPal's acquisition of Swedish mobile payments start-up iZettle will be carried out by the UK's main competition authority. 06 Dec 2018
US prosecutors have charged Mike Lynch, the former chief executive of UK software business Autonomy, with fraud. 30 Nov 2018
Businesses and investors acquiring companies in Ireland and the UK will find differences in private company mergers and acquisitions (M&A) practices and approaches between the two countries, especially related to valuations; restrictive covenants; tax...
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A £46 billion takeover of Dublin-based biotech business Shire by Japanese pharmaceuticals company Takeda has been approved by the EU's competition watchdog. 22 Nov 2018
ANALYSIS: A UK government proposal would expand ministers' already considerable powers to intervene in mergers on national security grounds. 21 Sep 2018