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DOJ Appeal of Time Warner/AT&T Case

Updated at 1:30pm… A panel of appeals court judges appeared skeptical Thursday of the government’s efforts to revive their antitrust challenge to the $84 billion AT&T merger with Time Warner.featured

Expedited Appeal Possible for Akorn vs. Fresenius

Updated at 11:01am EDT: The Delaware Chancery Court October 1 delivered the go-ahead to Fresenius to terminate its acquisition of Akorn, and Akorn immediately said it will appeal the ruling, a process expected to take anywhere from two months on an expedited appeal to asfeatured

Tronox Seen Shifting Focus from FTC Challenge to Divestiture

Following its defeat in federal court on September 5, Tronox is focusing on a divestiture package that would satisfy federal antitrust regulators while it pursues the lengthy legal challenge to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s administrativefeatured

Akorn and Fresenius Continue to Skirmish Post-Trial

Fresenius asked a Delaware judge Tuesday to allow it to add new evidence to its case seeking court approval to terminate its agreement to acquire Akorn.featured

Akorn/Fresenius: Notes from August 23 Delaware Final Arguments

As of 2:52pm ” Judge Laster concluded the trial by saying it’s not an easy case to decide and will take him some time to write an opinion. He said he has 90 days to do so but will try to issue a ruling soon to honor the expeditious fashion both sides used to prepare … Read Morefeatured

Reactions to DOJs Arguments in the Time Warner/AT&T Appeal

The Department of Justice’s arguments that Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ignored economic principles and common sense in allowing the Time Warner/AT&T deal to proceed were presented onfeatured

FTC v. Tronox: Notes from the Preliminary Injunction Hearing Day 3

Hearing concludes as of 1:25pm …   As of 1:13pm EDT ” Tronox’ Williams told the judge he has an option if he decides not to issue an injunction, and that is issuing a “hold separate order” which would allow the merger to close while preserving the assets until the resolution of the FTC’s administrative … Read Morefeatured

Huge Saudi Plant Eludes FTCs Tronox Scrutiny

Tronox’ plans to take over ownership of a major Saudi titanium dioxide manufacturing plant has largely avoided scrutiny during a 16-month investigation by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which is now trying tofeatured

FTC v. Tronox: Notes from the Preliminary Injunction Hearing Day 2

As of 5:12pm EDT ” Following FTC’s cross examination of Quinn, Judge McFadden begins his own 20 minute questioning of the Tronox CEO. He asks Quinn about the company’s claim the FTC has intentionally prolonged the legal process by waiting until after the administrative hearing to file its court case? Judge McFadden asks Quinnfeatured

FTC v. Tronox: Notes from Preliminary Injunction Hearing Day 1

As of 4:37pm EDT ” After a brief afternoon break Judge McFadden engages in an unusual colloquy with Kronos’ Christian without attorneys participating. Judge McFadden asks Christian what he thought wouldfeatured


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