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BNP insists it's business as usual after record fine

France's No. 1 lender sees no need for asset sales or other restructuring measures after accepting a near-$9 billion fine for breaching U.S. sanctions against Sudan, Iran and Cuba. Continue reading

Posted on July 1, 2014 8:43 AM




Among telecoms, AT&T may have best shot in D.C.

Among a rash of communications deals, the bid for DirecTV likely faces the fewest regulatory hurdles. Continue reading

Posted on May 20, 2014 8:35 AM




House panel looks at FTC's merger superpowers

Federal law and court rulings give the commission a boost over DOJ when taking deals to court. Continue reading

Posted on April 4, 2014 10:05 AM




U.S., Canada lay out merger cooperation steps

Regulators aim for transparency in cross-border antitrust reviews. Continue reading

Posted on March 26, 2014 8:35 AM




Big pharma takes on the FTC

Major drug companies asking federal court to strike down new antitrust burdens for patent deals. The central issue is whether the agency can single out one industry for extra scrutiny. Continue reading

Posted on March 10, 2014 3:34 PM




DOJ delves into combo of top chip equipment makers

Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron announced $9.4 billion merger in September. Continue reading

Posted on December 16, 2013 12:47 PM




Regulators have full plate Thanksgiving week

The DOJ trial against the airline merger is set to open on same day, in the same courthouse, as the FTC case against Ardagh acquisition, barring settlements. Continue reading

Posted on November 4, 2013 12:25 PM




Government shutdown complicates foreign takeovers

The closure is delaying acquisitions of U.S. companies by foreign buyers and presenting problems for parties that want to get their transactions done before the end of 2013. Continue reading

Posted on October 14, 2013 9:16 AM




Trial starts in DOJ bid to break up online raters

Key will be government's ability to prove harm to market in merger of PowerReviews and Bazaarvoice. Continue reading

Posted on September 23, 2013 3:41 PM




Stormy skies ahead for American, US Airways

A rejection of the merger would leave AMR with no clear flight path out of Chapter 11 and US Air with unsettled labor problems. Continue reading

Posted on August 15, 2013 1:45 PM




Airlines prepare for fight against antitrust lawsuit

Hiring of top litigator is another sign that a settlement with the DOJ is unlikely. Continue reading

Posted on August 15, 2013 8:36 AM




DOJ looks to ground US Air-AMR merger

Government argues fare, fee hikes are likely to accompany $11 billion deal to create world's largest carrier. Continue reading

Posted on August 14, 2013 2:18 PM




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