Merger Control Watch (14) MOFCOM Conditional Clearance on Google – Motorola Mobility Merger By Scott Yu, John JIANG 2012-06-12

On Saturday, 19 May 2012, the very last day of the permissible maximum period for merger control review under China’s Anti-monopoly Law (the “AML”), the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China ("MOFCOM") conditionally cleared Google Inc. (“Google”)’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (“Motorola Mobility”) (the “Acquisition”).