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The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2011

As was widely reported last week, the Department of Justice has filed a federal complaint seeking a permanent injunction against the AT&TT-Mobile merger


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2011

On September 16, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice amended its complaint to enjoin the AT&TT-Mobile merger to include the states of New York, California, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Washington, and Ohio as additional plaintiffs


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2011

After opposing it on Friday, December 9, 2011, AT&T reversed course and agreed on Monday, December 12 to join the Department of Justice motion to postpone the antitrust case seeking to enjoin the AT&TT-Mobile merger


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

On August 19, the FTC and US Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly released final versions of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines that outline how the federal antitrust agencies evaluate the likely competitive impact of mergers


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2011

On September 6, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered the FCC to respond within 30 days to the petition for writ of mandamus filed by CompTel and other parties to require the Commission to conclude the special access rulemaking initiated in 2005


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2012

On August 21, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the joint motion of Alcatel, Lucent, and Ericsson to dismiss the complaint of TruePosition alleging abusive standards-setting in violation of the antitrust laws


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

The FCC has extended the pleading cycle regarding the application of Softbank Corp. to acquire 70 of Sprint. Petitions to deny are


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

The FTC appears to be investigating a complaint filed by Adobe in May 2010 against Apple alleging that its practice of refusing to accept third-party programming tools for the iPhone violates antitrust law


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

Chairman Julius Genachowski announced on August 5, 2010, that the FCC has begun "consultations with staff of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) about how the two agencies can apply their different statutory standards to wireless merger divestitures in a more coordinated manner."


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • August 16 2010

Regulators from the European Commission have reportedly joined the FTC in investigating whether Apple's iPhone application development practices harm competition