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Linde/PX: Companies Likely to Concede to Additional FTC Requests

Linde and Praxair will likely concede to divest additional U.S. assets as requested by the FTC, according to…

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Cristal/TROX: FTC Likely to Obtain Preliminary Injunction Against Merger

Today, Aug. 9, the FTC and Tronox presented their closing arguments before District Court Judge Trevor N. McFadden, in the hearing on the agency’s bid…

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S/TMUS: MVNO Spin-Off Proposal the Focus of DOJ and State AG Interviews

DOJ staff and representatives of state attorneys general last week conducted follow-up interviews with industry participants over the feasibility of a…

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AKRX/Fresenius: Fresenius Argues It Has Valid Grounds to Terminate Merger in Redacted Post-Trial Brief

Today, August 3, Fresenius filed the redacted version of its opening post-trial brief in the Delaware Court of Chancery…

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XL/AXAHY: Louisiana Application Complete; Aug. 23 Hearing Scheduled

AXA and XL have completed their merger application with the Louisiana Department of Insurance.…

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SCG/D: Judge Childs Holds First Day of Hearings on SCANA Request for Injunction; Still Weighing Defendants Motion to Dismiss

Federal district court Judge J. Michelle Childs yesterday, July 30, held the first of two days of hearings on SCANA’s request for…

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TRCO/SBGI: Termination Fee Language Under Microscope as Aug. 8 End Date Approaches

Attorneys close to the Tribune/Sinclair deal are looking closely at the language about conditions that could trigger…

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TRCO/SBGI: ALJ Process Could Take a Year, Attorneys Say

The companies may extend their transaction until the ALJ releases its scheduling order, which is expected approximately Aug. 23. However…

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AKRX/Fresenius: Akorn Will Have to Satisfy Burden to Secure Specific Performance Even if It Wins on the Merits

In addition to winning the argument on the merits, Akorn will have to convince the Delaware Court that awarding specific performance is…

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COL/UTX: Remedy Proposal Resolves Complainant’s Concerns in China

Sources involved in the review of United Technologies’ proposed acquisition of Rockwell Collins by China’s State Administration for…

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TWX/T: DOJ Files Motion to Expedite Appeal, Seeks Conclusion of Briefing by Mid-October

Today, July 18, the DOJ filed a motion to expedite consideration of the appeal of the judgment entered by the District Court for the District of Columbia…

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GNW/China Oceanwide: Delaware Approval More Likely Without Parties Unstacking Plan

The Delaware Department of Insurance, or DOI, is more likely to approve China Oceanwide’s acquisition of Genworth Financial now that the parties…

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AET/CVS and ESRX/CI: Pennsylvania Review Indicates Minor Differences Between Two Transactions

Even though Pennsylvania insurance regulators received notice of the Aetna/CVS deal prior to the Express Scripts/Cigna transaction…

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TWX/T: DOJ Faces Potentially Insurmountable Challenge if it Decides to Appeal, Seek Stay

Judge Richard Leon’s opinion reveals that his decision to clear the Time Warner and AT&T merger was not a close call…

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Interim Head of Event Driven Nils Tracy Quoted in Reuters

Tracy said the ruling represents a major turning point in U.S. antitrust law…

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Event Driven Deputy Managing Editor & Senior Legal Analyst Katrina Pape Quoted in The Financial Times

Pape said that the class action brought against Genworth could foreshadow similar lawsuits against GE…

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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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