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Why data flows matter to M&A

01 March 2019

Global data flows now generate more economic value than the global trade in goods. How data is used, stored, transferred, processed and protected is central to how businesses across sectors generate value and stay competitive in 2019.

Jennifer Mbaluto, Senior Associate, London, and Brian Harley, Registered Foreign Lawyer, Hong Kong, explain the role of data flows in cross-border M&A. Adapting to an increasingly fragmented landscape is key to successful deals.