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Third Culture Kid
Mahvesh Qureshi of Hogan Lovells: a young couple flees India’s Partition and their granddaughter becomes an M&A star in Washington, D.C.

A 45-Year Pause
The FTC and DOJ recently presented the antitrurst world with the first changes to the HSR Form in nearly half a century. “It’s kind of a head-scratcher,” says Andrew Eklund at Norton Rose Fulbright.

Lina Khan at Berkeley
The chair of the Federal Trade Commission journeyed remotely to Berkeley to answers questions from her former professor at a controversial time for antitrust.


Antitrust at the EC
Lucia Bonova comes to Berkeley for the forum on “M&A and the Boardroom.” The new Digital Markets Act was the top of the agenda.

Global Regulation
Cravath’s Richard Hall led the discussion at Tulane on the power of antitrust and national security regulators around the world.



M&A on Bloomberg Radio

John Close on Bloomberg Radio
On the day Verizon announced its deal for Yahoo, Mr. Close talks about M&A more than way through the year. Although 2016 has been developing a reputation as tired year. But there is no reason to despair. "Slower" doesn't mean "slow".
Broadcast: July 25, 2016

The Bloomberg Advantage: Close Says 2015 M&A 'Ancient History'
John Close and Bloomberg's Ed Hammond discuss what we're likely to see in 2016. One thing looks certain--deal value and deal numbers will be down. But that's compared to 2015, a record year with mega-deals in force.
Broadcast: February 29, 2016

Whither M&A in 2015 and into 2016?
Listen to John Close, editor of The M&A Journal, discuss the future of dealmaking on the day Dell announced its $67 billion acquisition of EMC with Bloomberg's deal reporter Ed Hammond and the hosts of The Bloomberg Advantage Carol Massar and Corey Johnson.
Broadcast: October 12, 2015

A Giant Cow-Tipping By Savages
John Close, editor of The M&A Journal, discusses his book "A Giant Cow-Tipping By Savages" with the hosts of Bloomberg Radio's Taking Stock Carol Massar and Michael McKee.
Broadcast: April 13, 2015


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