AT&T's Yanked T-Mobile Merger App Won't Stall DOJ Suit

Law360, New York (December 7, 2011, 5:50 PM EST) -- The special master overseeing discovery in the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust case over AT&T Inc.'s $39 billion bid for T-Mobile USA Inc. ruled Wednesday that AT&T's withdrawal of its merger application with the Federal Communications Commission should not delay the litigation.

Special Master Richard A. Levie denied wireless broadband company LightSquared GP Inc.'s motion to quash a subpoena for a deposition issued by AT&T, despite LightSquared's contention that the withdrawal of the merger application with the FCC rendered the future of the deal too uncertain...
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