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Investing in tech: regulation to disrupt tech deal-making?

2021 is set to be a record year for tech investment fuelled by high valuations, strong competition from a broader pool of investors, and no shortage of funding options for tech companies.

This surge in tech M&A activity has prompted global agencies to reconsider the national security, consumer and competition impact of new technologies and evolve the use of their powers to intervene on tech and data-driven transactions.

In this podcast Rafique Bachour discusses with tech M&A partners Natasha Good and Lars Meyer whether regulatory developments targeting tech companies are set to disrupt a record year of tech deal-making. To request a copy of Freshfields’ interactive global tech regulatory report mentioned in this podcast, please contact

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