MetroPCS, T-Mobile Look To Nix Order Blocking $1.5B Merger

Law360, Houston (November 20, 2012, 3:54 PM EST) -- MetroPCS Communications and Deutsche Telekom AG unit T-Mobile USA Inc. on Monday asked a Texas appeals court to toss a temporary restraining order blocking their planned $1.5 billion merger, arguing the suit should have been filed in Delaware under a shareholder agreement.

In a petition for writ of mandamus filed with the Texas Court of Appeals for the Fifth District, the cellphone service providers argue that a Dallas trial judge should not have issued the restraining order requested by MetroPCS shareholder Adam Golovoy, because an agreement...
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