Hold Off On Sprint/T-Mobile Deal, States Urge DC Judge

Law360 (October 10, 2019, 6:06 PM EDT) -- More than a dozen states challenging T-Mobile’s planned $56 billion Sprint merger are urging a D.C. federal judge to wait until their suit is resolved before deciding on approval of a U.S. Department of Justice settlement with the mobile giants to avoid interfering in the states’ case.

New York and a host of other states objecting to the mega-deal filed an amicus brief Wednesday hoping to persuade the D.C. court — which is undertaking a statutorily required review of the DOJ settlement with T-Mobile and Sprint — to hold off on reaching a conclusion on the government’s proposed deal.

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