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Will the Justice Department scrutinize the Disney-Fox deal as much as AT&T-Time Warner?

The New York Times has an interesting op-ed suggesting that if the Justice Department is seeking to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger on antitrust grounds than it certainly will try to do the same thing with the Disney-Fox merger–that is, unless White House politics gets in the way. Show More Summary

Comcast and Disney Remain Focused on Possible 21st Century Fox Acquisition — Even as Government Fights AT&T-Time Warner Deal

“Comcast and Disney are staying focused on the prospect of bidding for key 21st Century Fox assets despite the concern about the climate for media mergers raised by the Justice Department’s decision to fight the $85 billion union of AT&T...

Trump Takeaway on Tech: Enforcement Over Regulation

With its lawsuit against the AT&T-Time Warner deal and plan to roll back net-neutrality rules, the administration is fleshing out a regulatory approach: Instead of the Obama administration’s adoption of bright-line rules, it is stressing the enforcement of longstanding laws and regulations.

Justice Department sues to block AT&T-Time Warner deal

David McAtee II, AT&T's general counsel, said in a statement: "Today's DOJ lawsuit is a radical and inexplicable departure from decades of antitrust precedent. Vertical mergers like this one are routinely approved because they benefit consumers without removing any competitor from the market. Show More Summary

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. President Donald Trump said the AT&T-Time Warner deal is 'not good for the country'. He made the comments to reporters on the White House lawn, and they came one day after the US Department of Justice sued...Show More Summary

Politics or policy? Behind the dispute over AT&T-Time Warner

AT&T is vowing to fight the U.S. government to save its $85 billion bid for Time Warner, after the Justice Department sued to block the deal on grounds it could hike television bills and hamper innovation.

Trump says the AT&T-Time Warner deal is 'not good for the country' (T, TWX)

President Donald Trump told White House reporters on Tuesday that AT&T's proposed acquisition of Time Warner is "not good for the country." The comments echo those made by Trump on the campaign trail in October 2016. Trump has been a...Show More Summary

WGA West, Consumer Groups Applaud Justice Department For Suing To Block AT&T-Time Warner Deal

The WGA West applauded the Justice Department today for moving to block the proposed merger of AT&T and Time Warner, saying such a deal would be bad for content creators as well as consumers. The union, which represents writers of motion...Show More Summary

MARK CUBAN: 'The big losers' of the DOJ's battle to block the Time Warner-AT&T merger will be Google and Facebook

Mark Cuban thinks the big losers of the DOJ's decision to sue to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger will be Google and Facebook. The DOJ announced Monday that it would sue to block the deal. Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban on Monday...Show More Summary

Justice Department Set to File Suit to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The Justice Department is poised to file a lawsuit aimed at blocking the takeover of Time Warner by AT&T, CNN reports, citing a source who’s familiar with the matter. “The lawsuit is an unusual challenge to the $85 billion deal,...

AT&T-Time Warner in jeopardy as DoJ seeks to block deal - CNET

3 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

The Justice Department is reportedly poised to block the deal, citing anti-trust concerns.

AT&T-Time Warner Merger Antitrust Review Casting Pall Over Fox Talks

As a growing list of potential buyers explore talks with 21st Century Fox, any deal will hinge on the actions of a powerful player that’s not present at the negotiating table: the Justice Department. The outcome of the DOJ’s antitrust...Show More Summary

Editorial: Mr. Trump Casts a Shadow Over the AT&T-Time Warner Deal

4 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

He politicizes everything he touches, so unless his appointees act with utmost integrity they will be tainted as his henchmen.

DealBook Briefing: Waiting for a Fight Over AT&T-Time Warner Deal

AT&T is waiting to see if the Justice Department will sue to block its big takeover. Jeff Sessions didn’t tip his hand either way yesterday.

AT&T-Time Warner: More than a Vertical Merger

Proponents of AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner simplistically frame the deal as vertical integration by a content creator and a conduit provider. Such combinations of non-competing enterprises typically trigger less antitrust concern and regulatory scrutiny. Show More Summary

CWA Throws Support Behind AT&T-Time Warner Deal

The Communications Workers of America weighed in on AT&T’s proposed mega-merger with Time Warner, formally opposing any Justice Department calls for divestiture. Union President Chris Shelton said the $85 billion deal should receiveShow More Summary

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