Judge Rejects Live Nation's Merger Docs In Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (January 10, 2012, 8:42 PM EST) -- A Maryland federal judge on Tuesday denied Live Nation Inc.'s bid for judicial notice of records related to its merger with Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. and other exhibits the concert promoter said supported its defense of a smaller rival's antitrust claims.

Live Nation wanted judicial notice of objections that plaintiffs It's My Party Inc., a concert promoter, and It’s My Amphitheatre Inc., a related venue management business, filed in federal court at the time of the $2.5 billion merger, as well as the U.S. Department of Justice's...
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