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Analysis

3 Takeaways From Judge Leon's Ruling On Time Warner Deal

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 12:01 AM EDT) -- U.S. District Judge Richard Leon rejected the government’s challenge of AT&T’s planned purchase of Time Warner on Tuesday, finding fault with the U.S. Department of Justice’s economic analysis suggesting likely harm from the deal as well as other evidence that sought to support those claims.

Here, Law360 takes a look at the judge’s opinion for a glimpse of what went wrong for the DOJ.

Competing Views of the Markets

The DOJ’s primary theory of harm was based on the idea that AT&T Inc.’s ownership of Time...
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