FCC May Require Verizon to Divest Some Straight Path Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission may require Verizon to divest some 5G spectrum it will acquire in its $3.1 billion deal for Straight Path Communications, twofeatured

Level 3 and CenturyLink Making Progress in California

A settlement conference involving all parties in California to the pending $34 billion merger of CenturyLink, Inc. and Level 3 Communications that is now before the state’s Publicfeatured

CFIUS Prospects for Lattice Semiconductor/Canyon Bridge Deal Difficult

Lattice Semiconductor and Canyon Bridge Capital mutually withdrew and immediately refiled their joint voluntary notice to the Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States onfeatured

Linde Investor Group Voices Governance Concerns with Praxair Merger

Germany’s oldest and largest association for private investors, Deutsche Schutzvereinigung für Wertpapierbesitz e.V. (DSW), will send a letter to Linde management to try andfeatured

Verizon and Crown Castle Evaluating Lightower

Verizon and Crown Castle are evaluating an acquisition of Lightower Fiber Networks, according to two sector executives. Both executives called Lightower’s sale processfeatured

Cable Says Election Takes Pressure Off Ofcom for Sky/Fox Review

Vince Cable told CTFN that the election results will relieve the UK’s Office of Communications of “some pressure” from the Tory party with respect to the agency’s review of thefeatured

Parties Agree to Longer Review Timeline for WGL/AltaGas Deal

AltaGas and the major interest groups involved in the regulatory review of its $6.4 billion acquisition of WGL have agreed to a schedule that would have the final regulatory agency, expectedfeatured

Delrahim Vote Expected to be Positive for Time Warner/AT&T

The October 2016 announced Time Warner/AT&T merger is plodding through the Department of Justice’s investigation and remains on track to close by year’s end, antitrust sourcesfeatured

Phase II Review About to Begin in NXP/Qualcomm Merger

The NXP Semiconductors acquisition by Qualcomm will be tipped into a phase II review by the European Commission on June 9, two antitrust sources close to the case told CTFN.featured

Genworth/Oceanwide Deal Moving Slowly Towards Approvals

State regulatory reviews of China Oceanwide’s $2.7 billion acquisition of Genworth continue, though the reviews have been slowed by the amount of information beingfeatured

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