Two of the three judges hearing the US government’s arguments against the AT&T/Time Warner merger indicated that they did not see a “clear error” in the lower court’s ruling to allow the deal.
Four firms have recently promoted members of their competition teams to counsel and partner in Europe and Asia.
The US Supreme Court will hear arguments on Monday that may prompt a decision that reshapes the definition of transactional marketplaces.
Two judges who will decide the Department of Justice’s bid to undo the AT&T/Time Warner merger have indicated that they did not see a “clear error” in the lower court’s ruling to allow the deal, while a third has pressed the government to explain arguments missing from its brief.
Federal Trade Commission member Noah Phillips questioned on Thursday whether common ownership of companies in the same industry threatened competition and warranted scrutiny from antitrust enforcers.
A former acting assistant attorney general for antitrust has said “the hardest” matter from her time at the Department of Justice was attempting to help farmers push back against powerful meat packing companies.
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