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DOJ files to appeal court approval of AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner

4 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Back in the middle of last month, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled in favor of AT&T's purchase of Time Warner, and against the DOJ. That decision allowed the $85.4 billion transaction to go through. Judge Leon made it clear in no uncertain terms that the Justice Department should not appeal his ruling. In addition, the judge did not force AT&T to make any divestitures to help glide the deal through court approval.
However, a court document filed today indicates that the Justice Department will appeal the decision. This decision to appeal could have been ...
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Trump administration appeals court loss in AT&T/Time Warner case

Trump administration appeals court loss in AT&T/Time Warner case

4 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

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The US Department of Justice will appeal the court ruling that allowed AT&T to purchase Time Warner Inc.
AT&T completed the merger after getting a favorable ruling from a judge at the US District Court for the District of Columbia last month. The Trump administration's Justice Department did not seek a stay of the ruling, so AT&T was able to take ownership of Time Warner. But the DOJ is appealing the judge's ruling to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the DOJ said in a court filing today.
A court could theoretically force AT&T and Time Warner...
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Department of Justice to appeal AT&T and Time Warner merger approval

Department of Justice to appeal AT&T and Time Warner merger approval

4 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Nearly a month after the merger was approved , the Department of Justice now says it will appeal the AT&T and Time Warner deal. The original deal was approved for $85.4B and had no strings attached at the time.
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The U.S. Justice Department is appealing the AT&T and Time Warner deal

The U.S. Justice Department is appealing the AT&T and Time Warner deal

4 monthes ago   |   By iMore

Not even a month after AT&T purchased Time Warner for $85 billion, the U.S. Justice Department is now appealing the deal.
A court document was filed on Thursday, July 12, confirming the news. The appeal is being led by District Court Judge Richard Leon.
Per CNBC , Leon noted in his 200-page appeal filing that "the government failed to meet its burden to establish that the deal would significantly decrease competition."
On June 15, AT&T officially completed its purchase of Time Warner following months of debating the acquisition in court. Time Warner owns major brands such as HBO, DC, and...
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U.S. Department of Justice Files Appeal to Block AT&T and Time Warner Merger

U.S. Department of Justice Files Appeal to Block AT&T and Time Warner Merger

4 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

A month after a judge approved AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner with no conditions, the United States Department of Justice has announced plans to appeal the merger's approval.
In a court document filed with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the DoJ announced its formal appeal. No additional data was included in the initial document. Notice is hereby given that the United States of America, plaintiff in the above named case, appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from the final judgment entered in this...
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AT&T/Time Warner Merger Being Appealed By Justice Department

AT&T/Time Warner Merger Being Appealed By Justice Department

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

The Justice Department has decided to appeal the ruling in their case against AT&T and Time Warner to block the merger. The DOJ filed a document with the court on Thursday. After the document was filed, AT&T's stock did slip a bit, as expected, given that this merger could get overturned if the appeal does go through. When the decision was announced by Judge Leon last month, it's stock did jump about three percent in after hours trading.
Judge Richard Leon decided in June that the merger between AT&T and Time Warner could go through as planned, and approved it without any conditions. The...
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