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FOXA/DIS/CMCSA: Comcast Bid Still Likely to Face Scrutiny Around RSNs Despite Favorable Time Warner/AT&T Ruling

While the court’s ruling yesterday in favor of Time Warner/AT&T may bode well for a Fox/Comcast deal, the transaction could still face DOJ scrutiny…

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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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GNW/China Oceanwide: CFIUS Approves Acquisition in First Major Chinese Clearance Under Trump

CFIUS today, June 9, approved China Oceanwide’s acquisition of Genworth Financial, the first major approval of a Chinese takeover of a…

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CAVM/MRVL: SAMR Not Conducting Broad Industry Survey

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation, or SAMR, had not carried out extensive market surveys over the Cavium/Marvell Technology…

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AET/CVS: Part D Overlaps Lessened by Revenue Share and Medicare Advantage, Companies Argue to US States

In state-level regulatory filings, CVS and Aetna have argued that market share figures should be based on percentage of revenue/premiums rather…

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COL/UTX: SAMR Exchanges Indicate No China-Specific Concerns

A review by China’s State Administration for Market Regulation, or SAMR, remained focused on global concerns rather…

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SCG/D: Comparison of Rate Cut Proposals Shows Paths to Compromise

Event Driven has analyzed the various proposals offered by South Carolina lawmakers, regulators and the merging parties to cut utility rate surcharges…

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NXPI/QCOM: MOFCOM Seeks Resolution, Not Escalation, on Trade Disputes; Qualcomm Case Seen Ongoing

China’s MOFCOM today, May 31, expressed hope for resolution of the trade conflicts with the U.S., softening its rhetoric compared to last month when…

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TWX/T: Companies Could Close Transaction Post-Decision if DOJ Appeals, Does Not Obtain a Stay

As Judge Richard Leon’s self-imposed June 12 decision date approaches, the parties are likely anticipating options with regard to an appeal…

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XL/AXAHY: Q3 Closing Unlikely Due to Growing List of Interested Regulators

U.S. state reviews of the transaction are moving slowly, and state insurance departments in Louisiana and Delaware are planning to hold…

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MON/BAYN: DOJ Likely to Approve Deal Next Week

The DOJ almost always publicly announces its approval of mergers on the same day that it files its complaint and proposed settlement with a federal…

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TRCO/SBGI: DOJ Working on Proposed Final Judgment

The DOJ and Sinclair have begun work on the proposed final judgment to resolve the agency’s antitrust concerns with the company’s Tribune Media…

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AKRX/Fresenius: Judge Sides With Akorn in Ordering Fresenius to Reveal Its Own Data Integrity Issues

Judge Travis Laster largely granted Akorn’s request for discovery on Fresenius’ own data integrity issues, finding that they were relevant to…

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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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