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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Semiconductors - Increasing Governmental and Regulatory Scrutiny

16 August 2022

Semiconductors are essential for many aspects of our lives – work, communication, energy production, healthcare and travel – as well as national security systems and military hardware. A global shortage of semiconductors and increasing protectionism means that the industry is of major strategic and geopolitical importance to governments.

In this paper, we take a look at increasing regulation, what it means for M&A and some of the challenges that lie ahead.

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