Multinationals have long had to placate the concerns of U.S. and EU regulators in order to win...

|By:, SA News Editor

Multinationals have long had to placate the concerns of U.S. and EU regulators in order to win approval for major acquisitions, and they increasingly have to do the same for Chinese regulators. The stringent conditions placed by China's Ministry of Commerce on Seagate's (STX) acquisition of Samsung's hard drive business, long after the EU had cleared the deal, serve as evidence.