Approximately 56 percent of the global semiconductor market is controlled by the 10 largest producers. However, as Morrison & Foerster partner Michael G. O’Bryan explains in the Bloomberg Businessweek article “China Is Missing Out on the Chips Rush,” none of the 10 are based in China, due to regulations U.S. businesses face when trying to sell to Chinese companies.
“If you have Chinese government money in any form, that automatically raises the level of scrutiny,” he said. “The larger the deal, the more prominent the deal, the harder it may be.”
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