Regulatory changes and deals

Part of New Deal Frontier: How evolutionary forces are reshaping M&A

Navigating through developing regulation

Uncertainties surrounding emerging regulations have stalled many M&A deals, but they don’t have to. Whether it’s a court ruling on antitrust laws or tax reform, policy changes mean that innovative firms can reassess their strategies and find opportunities. Leaders can think ahead and start new conversations. They can help guide and influence regulations over new and existing industries.

PwC Deals helps you gain a deeper understanding of policies and players shaping tomorrow’s biggest deals, ranging from data privacy laws to labor regulations over gig workers and everything in between.

Featured insight: Top policy trends 2019 

Today dealmakers have access to unprecedented levels of capital, and this will likely continue driving deals in the years ahead. However, business leaders will need to understand and adapt to ongoing policy changes if they want to execute their growth strategies successfully. 

Over the next three years, government rules over trade and foreign investment, cybersecurity and privacy, as well as tax policy, are expected to be among the top policies most likely to change business strategies, as highlighted in PwC's 2019 Top Policy Trends report. Consider the costs and risks of this increasingly complex regulatory landscape. How will your firm operate? 

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