TupperS Law

Merger Control

Navigating the complexities of mergers; ensuring commercial outcomes
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Merger control is a cornerstone of maintaining fair market competition, and our team excels at guiding parties, big and small, through this intricate process. From the initial assessment to final clearance, we use our breadth of experience to ensure the transactions proceed as smoothly as possible.

We understand the critical importance of early strategic planning and the nuanced assessment of potential competition issues that could affect the progress and structure of your transaction. Our collaborative approach with transactional teams starts from the outset, allowing us to identify and address potential competition issues well in advance. Whether it's securing clearance for cross-border deals or navigating interim enforcement orders, we have the expertise and the experience to guide you.

Stephen is a rare find in a technical practice area. His experience and knowledge enables him to deliver advice in a calm and confident manner and by sharing his anecdotes he always ensures working together is an absolute pleasure.
Partner, Head of commercial practice, UK national law firm

We can also assist with all aspects of the National Security and Investment Act (NSI Act). From start to finish, we can deal with assessing if a transaction will require notification (or nevertheless should be notified in circumstances where the deal is not a mandatory filing) to filing the notification itself and dealing with any follow-up questions from the Cabinet Office.

Our expertise

Identifying filing requirements: assessing whether deals trigger any merger notification requirements on a worldwide basis.

Preparing regulatory submissions: Managing information requests and drafting regulatory submissions, including merger notices.

Merger clearances: Obtaining clearances for mergers and joint ventures, including negotiating structural and behavioural commitments.

Managing multi-jurisdictional filings: Coordinating merger filings in multiple jurisdictions, where necessary working with economists and local counsel.

Transaction support: advising on competition aspects of transaction structures and contract documentation, including through due diligence reviews.

Compliance with regulatory requirements: support compliance with interim enforcement orders.

Merger Control experience

Alternative energy assets

Bulk printing

Business software


Classic cars

Cloud computing

Working with us

We have complete independence and the flexibility to ensure we can deliver exceptional work in the most cost-effective way possible. We stay abreast of all aspects of competition law and use our knowledge to achieve optimum outcomes for our clients.
About us
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