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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




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




FTC goes global in Thermo Fisher antitrust review

The buyer waived confidentiality in its acquisition of Life Technologies, which allowed jurisdictions around the world to conduct simultaneous investigations. Continue reading

Posted on February 7, 2014 2:01 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




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




FTC approves Rocketdyne deal despite monopoly worries

Overtures from the Defense Department swayed the commission's action. Continue reading

Posted on June 11, 2013 10:25 AM




Pinnacle stands pat in FTC talks

In the Ameristar review, the casino owner may be considering a challenge to the regulator's market definitions. Continue reading

Posted on June 7, 2013 9:38 AM




Market bets on Ameristar deal closing

Analysts predict casino divestitures in St. Louis and Louisiana will satisfy FTC concerns. Continue reading

Posted on June 5, 2013 9:17 AM




Stewart funeral services deal to get deep review

The merger agreement caps SCI's divestiture obligation at $60 million in Ebitda. Continue reading

Posted on June 4, 2013 9:09 AM




Ameristar Casinos deal faces FTC challenge

Buyer Pinnacle so far hasn't offered a divestiture package that satisfies antitrust concerns. Continue reading

Posted on May 30, 2013 12:55 PM




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