The US FTC sues to block a $40 billion merger between a leading computing company and a vertically relevant semiconductor company (Nvidia / Arm)

FTC Seeks to Maintain the Neutrality of the “Switzerland” of the Computing Industry by Suing to Block Nvidia’s Deal to Buy Arm The Federal Trade Commission launched a battle to preserve competition in multiple computing markets last week with the filing of a complaint seeking to block Nvidia Corporation’s $40 billion acquisition of Arm, Ltd. In bringing this action, the FTC makes clear that the days of federal regulators giving vertical mergers an automatic pass are over. Nvidia is one of the world’s largest computing companies. It manufactures a variety of

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  • Constantine Cannon (New York)

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David A. Scupp, The US FTC sues to block a $40 billion merger between a leading computing company and a vertically relevant semiconductor company (Nvidia / Arm), 2 December 2021, e-Competitions December 2021, Art. N° 105885

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