FCC Support Of Sprint, T-Mobile Deal Won't Tie DOJ's Hands
Law360 (May 20, 2019, 7:48 PM EDT) -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai voiced support Monday for Sprint and T-Mobile’s $26 billion megamerger based on new divestiture and 5G buildout commitments, in what deal opponents say is an unusual move getting ahead of U.S. Department of Justice scrutiny that’s unlikely to simply accept the commission’s approval.
Critics of the deal, which would reduce the number of U.S. wireless providers from four to three, said the FCC and DOJ Antitrust Division usually perform their merger reviews in close coordination, with the commission typically following the department’s lead and its expertise in competition law. Even if the FCC’s likely party-line...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!