Rivals Call for Conditional Approval of Dow/DuPont in Brazil

German chemical company BASF has asked Brazilian regulator CADE to impose remedies on the planned merger between US peers Dow and DuPont, CTFN has learned. In a regulatory filing published on Februaryfeatured

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CADE Launches In-Depth Probe of Dow/DuPont

Brazilian antitrust regulator CADE has declared the planned merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont “complex,” and launched an in-depth investigation aimed at further analyzingfeatured

BASF and Syngenta Granted Third-Party Status in CADE Review of Dow/DuPont

German chemical company BASF and Swiss peer Syngenta have been named as third interested parties in the Brazilian review of the Dow/DuPont merger, CTFN has learned. Under Brazilian merger control regulations, interested parties have 15 days from the publication of a merger notification in thefeatured

Syngenta Seeks Third-Party Status in CADE Review of Dow/DuPont merger

Swiss agrochemicals giant Syngenta filed a request on November 3 to be admitted as an official third party in the Brazilian review of the Dow/DuPont merger. November 3 wasfeatured

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Dow-DuPont to File with CADE within Days

Agrochemical giants Dow Chemical and DuPont are expected to submit their merger notification with Brazilian competition authority CADE in the next few days, a Sao-Paulo antitrust lawyer familiar with the case told CTFN. The lawyer added that the merging parties have granted CADE a confidentiality waiver that allows the watchdog to requestfeatured

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CADE Requests Information from Dow/DuPont Rivals

Brazilian antitrust authority CADE has started requesting that third parties file comments on the planned $130 billion merger between agrochemical giants Dow Chemical and DuPont, according to documents seen by CTFN. This indicates that the parties are close to filing a final version of their notification with the regulator, a Sao Paulo-based antitrustfeatured

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Dow/DuPont Seen Clearing DOJ

The Dow/DuPont merger, which has been under antitrust scrutiny for almost eight months, is expected to gain clearance from the Department of Justice, even as the newly announced Bayer/Monsanto and the Agrium/Potash deals raise the heat on big agricultural combinations, two well-placed sources in the industry told CTFN. “The added question from the EU are … Read Morefeatured

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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Focusing on Crop Protection in Dow-DuPont Review

The European Commission on August 11 commenced a Phase II investigation into the proposed Dow Chemical-DuPont merger. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, meanwhile, is in the midst of conducting its own in-depth review.featured

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