EU Sets Deadline For Review Of Microsoft-Yahoo Deal

Law360, New York (January 19, 2010, 12:54 PM EST) -- The European Commission has set a provisional deadline for the completion of its review of Microsoft Corp.'s bid to acquire Yahoo Inc.'s search engine business.

The European Union's antitrust regulator on Monday set a provisional deadline of Feb. 19 to decide whether to clear the deal between the technology giants, according to the commission's Web site.

“Yahoo and Microsoft have notified the European Commission of the search agreement between the two companies. We look forward to continuing our constructive dialogue with the commission and believe this...
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