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Pending
In the Matter of Nvidia Corporation, a corporation, Softbank Group Corporation, a corporation, and Arm, Ltd., a corporation.
FTC Matter/File Number
2110015
Docket Number
9404

Case Summary

The Federal Trade Commission filed a law enforcement action to block U.S. semiconductor chip supplier Nvidia Corp.’s $40 billion acquisition of UK-based semiconductor design firm Arm Ltd., the largest transaction in the history of the semiconductor industry. The FTC’s action seeks to preserve competition in markets for computer chips used in datacenters and in automotive advanced driver assistance systems. The complaint names Nvidia Corp., Arm Ltd., and Arm owner Softbank Group Corp. The administrative trial is scheduled to begin on Aug. 9, 2022.