• DOJ Agrees To Let AT&T-Time Warner Merger To Close But May Still Appeal

    9 days ago - By Deadline

    Heeding the stern advice of a federal judge, the Department of Justice has agreed to allow the deal to close as early as tomorrow, declining to seek a stay that would have created yet more legal limbo for the transaction.
    The decision not to pursue a stay was revealed in a joint filing, which still reserved the government's right to appeal the ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Leon. That appeal, coming after the merger, would seek a court's permission to...
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  • DOJ Won't Seek Stay in $85 Billion AT&T-Time Warner Merger

    9 days ago - By The Wrap

    The Department of Justice won't look to block the $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner merger, declining to pursue a stay order in a joint court filing with AT&T on Thursday.
    The move comes after Judge Richard Leon approved the pending merger earlier this week and urged the DOJ to not seek a stay before next Monday's deadline. The deal had been on hold for more than a year leading up to the ruling. With Thursday's joint filing, the path is clear for the merger to close as soon as Friday.
    The DOJ is still free to appeal the judge's ruling, however. The DOJ did not respond to TheWrap's request for...
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  • The massive AT&T-Time Warner merger could make it much harder to cut the cord

    The massive AT&T-Time Warner merger could make it much harder to cut the cord

    9 days ago - By Digital Trends

    This week, a federal judge officially approved an $85 billion deal in which AT&T will acquire Time Warner Inc. and all its properties, including HBO, CNN, and more. We break down what the merger means for you.
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