Comcast, NBC Deal Could Face Regulatory Battle

Law360, New York (November 9, 2009, 5:38 PM EST) -- Reports that Comcast Corp. and General Electric Co. are close to a deal that would give Comcast a significant stake in NBC Universal — and its array of broadcast networks and cable channels — have sparked a debate about the regulatory hurdles the transaction could face.

The two sides have been hammering out the specifics of how to transfer a 51 percent stake of GE's TV and movie company NBC Universal to Comcast, reaching an agreement to value NBC Universal at approximately $30 billion, the Wall...
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