For Bazaarvoice Judge, Liability Was The Easy Part

Law360, New York (January 13, 2014, 7:47 PM EST) -- He can't wind back the clock on Bazaarvoice Inc.'s consummated merger with its rival, but the California federal judge who ruled the deal anti-competitive and must now weigh the remedies could try any number of fixes, including forcing the company to divest code and customer contracts or ordering it to license out software to recreate the lost competition.

U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick ruled Thursday that the U.S. Department of Justice had proven that the 2012 merger violated federal antitrust law. But the judge's 141...
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