Merger Reviews During Budget Brinkmanship

Law360, New York (May 9, 2011, 6:57 PM EDT) -- When Congress finally agreed on a 2011 budget compromise less than two hours before a shutdown of the federal government would have taken effect on April 8, many breathed a sigh of relief. But the measure that passed on April 8 was just a stopgap measure. The budget was not really put to bed until six days later when Congress passed and the president signed a bill funding the rest of the fiscal year.

Following the technicalities of all the various appropriations bills can make one...
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