Qualcomm Takes Aim at Stalemated FTC

Qualcomm’s motion to dismiss the Federal Trade Commission’s anticompetitive practices complaint puts the pressure squarely on the federal competition agency, where the understaffedfeatured

Congress Plans Broader Role for Security Reviews

In a rare bipartisan review, members of Congress are studying proposals that would expand the reach of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States that would likely add representation from additional federal agencies and allow CFIUS to probe deeper into M&A involving entities owned or partially owned by foreign governments.featured

Anthem Lawyers Ask Appeals Court to Overturn Cigna Block

Updated at 11:35am EST – An attorney for Anthem told a federal appeals panel this morning that the lower court failed to properly count the efficiencies Anthem’s merger with Cigna will create when the court issuedfeatured

Ruling Boxes Alere’s Arriva Unit Into Corner

Attorneys for Arriva Medical agreed in court this morning they have few options to revive the Alere subsidiary’s chances of getting its Medicare payment privileges restored before Alere faces off next month with Abbott Labs over the two companies’ disputed merger.featured

Court Order Could Tip Delaware Case in Abbott’s Favor

Last Friday’s ruling by a federal court in Washington, D.C., against Alere’s Arriva Medical subsidiary could help persuade the Delaware Chancery Court to allow Abbott Laboratoriesfeatured

Fannie/Freddie Investors Waiting for Supreme Court Nominee

Investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will continue to press their suit against the net worth sweep despite last month’s ruling by the federal appeals court in DC barring their major challengefeatured

Stillwater Mining/Sibanye Review Extended by CFIUS

With additional reporting by Diane Alter and Valeria Camerino – The review of the proposed acquisition of Stillwater Mining, the US’s only producer of platinum and palladium,featured

Judge Orders Abbott and Alere to Cooperate

A Delaware judge directed Abbott Laboratories and Alere to settle their differences over exchanging information on Abbott’s attempts to break its $5.8 billion acquisition of Alere, the Massachusetts maker of medical diagnostic kits.featured

Understaffed FERC Should Not Delay WGL/AltaGas Approval Process

With additional reporting by Diane Alter – Representatives of Canada’s AltaGas have begun meeting with various interest groups in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. who will influence the regulatory approval process in thefeatured

Court to Speed Appeal in Cigna/Anthem Case

The US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, has agreed to Anthem’s request for an expedited appeal of the lower court ruling blocking Anthem’s $54 billion merger withfeatured

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