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QCOM/AVGO: Prolonged Antitrust Review Likely if Deal Happens

Broadcom pulled and refiled its HSR filing with the FTC earlier this month, a person briefed on the deal told Event Driven…

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AET/CVS: Limited Opposition Ahead of Expected Capitol Hill Hearing

Recent meetings between the merging parties and Capitol Hill staff did not reveal a compelling theory of harm, according to an…

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SCG/D: South Carolina Senators Skeptical of Benefits; Dominion Energy Presses Consequences of Deal Failure at Today’s Hearing

Dominion Energy CEO Thomas Farrell faced skeptical South Carolina lawmakers at the morning session of a meeting of the…

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TRCO/SBGI: Deal on Track but DOJ and FCC Still Need to Review Buyer

Regulatory review of the transaction is on track, but Sinclair has not yet signed an asset purchase agreement, nor has the company…

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MON/BAYN: DOJ Meeting Friday with BASF to Discuss Remedy Proposals

Two people briefed on the matter told Event Driven that the DOJ plans to hold a meeting with BASF on Friday to discuss the proposed…

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AET/CVS: DOJ and Delrahim Could Complicate Deal Review, But Outcome Likely to Be Positive

While better suited than the FTC to review the deal because of its experience reviewing health insurance transactions, the DOJ’s…

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AET/CVS: CVS Exec Says Timing Will Be Fluid, as Experts Predict Smooth Antitrust Approval

As CVS has offered vague timing guidance around the regulatory review of its Aetna deal, experts expect few hurdles for the transaction’s ultimate…

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CPN/Energy Capital Partners: ECP Asks PUCT to Postpone Consideration of Merger Application for Two Weeks

Energy Capital Partners has requested that PUCT postpone consideration of its merger with Calpine until Jan. 25. Previously, PUCT was scheduled…

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MON/BAYN: DOJ Red Team-Blue Team Prep Not Definite Sign of Challenge, as Recent Dow/DuPont Deal Shows

The DOJ undertakes red team-blue team drills when it is “seriously” considering litigation, said a former agency attorney who held a leadership…

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MON/BAYN: BASF Deal Leaves Room For Further Divestitures

The EC and US DOJ may require further divestitures from Bayer to satisfy antitrust and public policy concerns. These divestitures are most likely…

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Event Driven Webinar Series: Antitrust Risk & Market Impact of the AET/CVS Merger

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, the Event Driven team and industry experts discussed the antitrust risk and market impact of the Aetna/CVS merger.…

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Event Driven Webinar Series: The EU Looks to Institute Its Own CFIUS Regime

Access a recording of the panel discussion with industry experts Andrew Lowenthal, Damien Levie, Nicolas Veron and Nova Daly…

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Event Driven TMT Reporter Lydia Beyoud Participates in the Reporter Roundtable on C-SPAN’s “The Communicators”

Lydia Beyoud and other industry reporters talk about top issues facing the Federal Communications Commission, Congress and communications…

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Event Driven Financial Services Analyst Andrew Lowenthal Quoted in MarketWatch

The Department of Education ended an information sharing agreement with the CFPB putting borrowers at risk, advocates say…

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Event Driven TMT Reporter Lydia Beyoud Interviews FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly on C-SPAN’s “The Communicators”

Lydia Beyoud discusses tech/telecom with Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly on “The Communicators” on C-SPAN…

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Event Driven Webinar Series: Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States

The Event Driven team of reporters and analysts hosted a webinar on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. EDT to discuss the Committee on…

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Event Driven TMT Reporter Lydia Beyoud Moderates Panel for AT&T’s Policy Forum

On June 27th, AT&T’s Policy Forum hosted the symposium: Next Generation Networks: The Advent of Open Operating Systems. As part of their…

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Event Driven TMT Reporter Lydia Beyoud interviews Representative Marsha Blackburn on C-SPAN’s “The Communicators”

Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Event Driven telecom, media and technology reporter Lydia Beyoud discuss the recent vote by the FCC…

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Reorg Research Opens Washington, D.C., Office to Spearhead New Event Driven Product

Event Driven team to provide insights on market-moving developments to equity investors, lawyers, traders and other professionals…

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