AET/CVS: DOJ Not Targeting Deal for Enforcement, State Official Says

The DOJ is not planning a legal challenge to the Aetna/CVS deal, a Washington State insurance official said today, July 12.…

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ORBK/KLAC: SAMR Has Not Yet Started Industry Survey for Deal

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation, or SAMR, has not conducted any industrywide consultation for the Orbotech/KLA-Tencor…

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AKRX/Fresenius: Trial Begins with Akorn Arguing Data Violations Not Widespread, Easily Addressable

Today, July 9, the Delaware Court of Chancery commenced a five-day trial in Akorn’s lawsuit to enforce the merger agreement between itself and…

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AKRX/Fresenius Kabi: Pre-trial Briefs to be Filed This Week Ahead of Monday’s Trial

Akorn and Fresenius are required to file their pretrial briefs by 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, July 5. The pretrial briefs are expected to outline the legal…

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S/TMUS: Claims of Improper Influence over the DOJ Resurface Amid SoftBank Investment Pledge

As the Department of Justice reviews the Sprint/T-Mobile proposed merger, questions surrounding whether the Trump administration is improperly…

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FOXA/DIS/CMCSA: DOJ Conducting Thorough Review of Comcast Bid; Deal May Entail Lower Antitrust Risk

After having conditionally approved the Fox/Disney transaction last week, the DOJ plans to take its time in conducting a thorough antitrust review of…

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COL/UTX: Deal Refiled with China’s SAMR

A notification about the proposed purchase of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies has been refiled with China’s State Administration for…

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COL/UTX: Foreign Divestiture Buyer Likely to Face DOD Scrutiny

United Technologies and Rockwell Collins could face difficulty in convincing the DOD and DOJ that a foreign buyer is the best candidate for divestiture…

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NXTM/FMS: Clinic Divestitures Expected to Go Smoothly

The FTC has an established process for analyzing dialysis markets and approving the divestiture of clinics, a former FTC attorney said…

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COL/UTX: Deal May Have to Be Refiled with China’s SAMR

United Technologies may have to refile its application relating to its purchase of Rockwell Collins with China’s State Administration for Market Regulation…

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