Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Hong Kong)

Andrew L. Foster

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Hong Kong)
Lawyer (Partner)

Andrew Foster is a competition partner in Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom’s Hong Kong office. He has worked on antitrust and competition matters in the New York, Brussels and Beijing offices of Skadden. He has extensive experience in U.S., European and international antitrust regimes, including: advising clients in cartel and abuse of dominance investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice, European Commission, U.K. Office of Fair Trading and other national competition authorities; advising on global competition aspects of mergers and acquisitions in China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Turkey and other jurisdictions; designing and auditing global antitrust/competition compliance and training programs for multinational corporations; and defending multinational corporations in private antitrust litigation in the United States. Mr. Foster has counseled multinational corporations such as J.P. Morgan Chase, General Electric, Cemex, Sekisui Chemical, Mylan, and Travelport, and private equity firms such as Doughty Hanson, Castle Harlan, and MacAndrews and Forbes.

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Articles

1958 Bulletin

Bill Batchelor, Frederic Depoortere, Andrew L. Foster, Giorgio Motta, Ingrid Vandenborre, Aurora Luoma, Niels Baeten The EU Commission proposes a new merger and public procurement control legislation to combat foreign subsidies

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The European Commission (EC) has proposed legislation to curb M&A, public procurement and market conduct by foreign-subsidized companies that may distort the European Union’s internal market. New requirements include: Mandatory notification of acquisitions where the target’s EU turnover (...)

Andrew L. Foster, Ingrid Vandenborre, Steven C. Sunshine The Electronic Intellectual Property Center of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) releases a draft “Template for Intellectual Property Policies in Industry Standardization Organizations”

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The Electronic Intellectual Property Center of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released a draft “Template for Intellectual Property Policies in Industry Standardization Organizations” (the Draft Template), seeking public comments by January 30. The Draft Template (...)

Andrew L. Foster, Simon Baxter The Chinese MOFCOM clears an acquisition in the desktop hard drive disks market but imposes both structural and behavioral remedies (Western Digital / Hitachi)

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This article has been nominated for the 2013 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Companies contemplating global mergers,acquisitions and joint ventures should be aware that the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China’s antitrust agency tasked with (...)

Andrew L. Foster, Simon Baxter The Chinese MOFCOM conditionally approves the acquisition of the HDD business of a Korean electronics company by a U.S. competitor (Seagate / Samsung)

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Companies contemplating global mergers,acquisitions and joint ventures should be aware that the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China’s antitrust agency tasked with merger control, is increasingly imposing competition remedies exceeding those required by the European Commission, U.S. Federal (...)

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