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- Main Title Media Consolidation: United States v. AT&T and Implications for Future Transactions
- Series Title CRS Legal Sidebar
Author: Ruane, Kathleen AnnCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Legislative Attorney
Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
- Creation: 2018-07-16
- Content Description: This report discusses the proposed merger of AT&T, Inc. (AT&T) with Time Warner Inc. (Time Warner), after one of the most closely watched antitrust trials in recent memory. This report first outlines current Section 7 doctrine and then discusses the particularities of the government's case against AT&T and Time Warner and the court's decision to allow the transaction to proceed. Finally, it analyzes the decision's implications for the media industry and future antitrust cases, and identify potential considerations for Congress.
- Physical Description: 5 pages.
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Telecommunication policy
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Telecommunication law and legislation
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: District courts
- Item is not a Primary Source
- Place Name: United States
Name: Congressional Research Service ReportsCode: CRSR
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- CRS Report Number: LSB10162
- Accession or Local Control No: LSB10162_2018July2018
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1228586