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Talking Tech: Asia Pacific Antitrust - Australia

Sydney counsel Rob Tang and senior associate Ryan Draper examine broader trends behind Australia's crucial antitrust developments in the past two years, and key developments to expect over the course of the next year. They will also discuss the impact of such developments on digital tech platforms operating in an intensifying regulatory environment in Australia with increased consumer-driven and anti-competition litigation in the sector.



Extension of Australia's national security investment protections

Our sister Antitrust/FDI blog looks at how an expansion to Australia's critical infrastructure legislation sees an extension to the scope of the foreign investment restrictions applying to national security businesses.


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The National Security and Investment Act 2021

A more interventionist UK or a more transparent regime?


(CFIUS) Scuppers Another Semiconductor Transaction

Our sister Antitrust/FDI blog looks at how the abandonment of the Wise Road Capital - Magnachip merger on CFIUS grounds sends a message that parties should not underestimate the scope of CFIUS jurisdiction or the depth of due diligence in the US FDI mechanism.


UK Widens national security reviews to include AI and cryptographic authentication

Also includes measures to deal with public health emergencies such as the coronavirus pandemic


Upcoming events

The metaverse – legal and economic perspectives on a growing industry - Frankfurt |19 October 2022 | 16:30-18:30,

Members of our Clifford Chance Tech Group, together with Prof David Wuttke from the Technical University of Munich and Thomas Richter, in-house legal counsel technology at Deutsche Bank, will be available to provide you with a glimpse into some of the technological, commercial, and legal challenges the metaverse will bring.

Take your first steps in the metaverse: You will have the opportunity to try out various access options on site, such as a virtual reality headset.

We look forward to seeing you at our Frankfurt office!

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Find out more about The metaverse – legal and economic perspectives on a growing industry - Frankfurt |19 October 2022 | 16:30-18:30,