Mergers in the Global Markets

A Comparative Approach to the Competition and National Security Laws among the US, EU, and China

  • Felix I. Lessambo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Mergers and Acquisitions Policies and Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Felix I. Lessambo
      Pages 3-15
  3. The Competition and National Security Reviews

  4. Global Enforcement and Co-operation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Felix I. Lessambo
      Pages 167-181
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 183-192

About this book


International mergers and acquisitions play a vital role behind the growth of a company. This book explores the hurdles involved and how to navigate through the review processes set up by national regulatory agencies such as the US Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS), the EU Commission, and the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of State Administration of Market Regulation of China (AMB). This book is unique and showcases how to anticipate, develop, and implement successful strategies to support mergers and acquisitions activities, particularly of interest to finance and law students, researchers, and academics.

Felix I. Lessambo is an Associate Professor at Central Connecticut State University’s School of Business where he teaches Financial Statements Analysis and Global Financial Reporting. He has practiced international tax, transfer pricing, and in alternative investment management groups where he structured and advised on hedge funds and private equity cross-border transactions. He is the author of several books in finance, including The International Banking SystemThe International Corporate Governance SystemInternational Financial Institutions and Their ChallengesInternational Aspects of the US Taxation SystemAudit-Assurance Services & Forensics,  Financial Statements: Analysis and Reporting, and The U.S. Banking System.


Mergers & Acquisitions Competition Laws National Security Law International Cooperation National Reviews International finance Antitrust Laws M&A Markets

Authors and affiliations

  • Felix I. Lessambo
    • 1
  1. 1.School of BusinessCentral Connecticut State UniversityNew BritainUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-43557-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-43558-5
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