• A Front-Row Seat for the AT&T-Time Warner Merger Ruling Costs Up to $860

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Ever since the judge presiding over the AT&T Inc.- Time Warner Inc. merger case said he'd take the unusual step of reading his ruling aloud from the bench on June 12, investors, lawyers and journalists have eagerly anticipated this day. Seats in Judge Richard Leon's courtroom are in such demand that lines began forming outside the E. Barrett Prettyman courthouse in downtown Washington a full day before the scheduled 4 p.m. announcement.
    With less than five hours to go before the hearing begins, the line had moved inside the courthouse and snaked down the 6th floor hallway, complete with...
    Read more ...

     

  • AT&T Has Had Many Run-Ins With the Government

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The ruling expected Tuesday in the AT&T-Time Warner case is just the latest chapter in AT&T's tangles with United States antitrust law over the years.
    Read more ...

     

  • Big Day for AT&T, Time Warner and U.S. as Court Rules in Antitrust Case

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The AT&T-Time Warner antitrust ruling will be watched by corporate bosses and investment bankers for signs of how mergers will be able to proceed in years to come.
    Read more ...

     

  • What you need to know in advertising today

    What you need to know in advertising today

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Federal judge Richard Leon will issue an opinion Tuesday on the US government's lawsuit to block an $85.4 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner.
    The decision will be closely watched by a telecommunications industry in the midst of mega mergers. Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. have a proposed $26 billion merger, and Disney and Comcast are competing for 21st Century Fox.
    Its not the first time AT&T sits at the center of industry-reckoning antitrust decisions. In its more than 240 year existence, American Telephone & Telegraph has battled the federal government, splintering...
    Read more ...

     

  • The Closely Watched AT&T-Time Warner Case Was Full Of Surprises

    2 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The closely watched case has confounded the experts.
    Read more ...

     

  • Here's how the AT&T Time-Warner decision will play out for telecoms and media companies

    2 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Here is how major companies in the industry could be affected by the ruling on whether AT&T can buy Time Warner.
    Read more ...

     

  • AT&T is climbing ahead of a judge's decision on its $85 billion bid for Time Warner

    AT&T is climbing ahead of a judge's decision on its $85 billion bid for Time Warner

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A decision is expected Tuesday afternoon in the government's lawsuit to block AT&T 's purchase of Time Warner.
    Shares of both companies were rising in early trading Tuesday.
    The so-called "vertical merger" would give AT&T the ability to distribute more Time Warner content including HBO and CNN.
    "Everything's on the line for the Department of Justice," a former antitrust official said.
    A federal judge in Washington, DC, is expected to hand down a ruling Tuesday in the US government's antitrust suit against AT&T in its $84.5 billion takeover bid for Time Warner .
    Ahead of the ruling, AT&T...
    Read more ...