AT&T’s $85 billion deal for Time Warner is a humiliating black eye for DOJ officials, but the real worry is if it taught them the wrong lesson (T, TWX, CMCSA)
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 · *The big danger of the Justice Department's loss in its attempt to block AT&T's merger with Time Warner is that it will discourage the DOJ from pursuing other antitrust cases.*
· *That would be an unfortunate outcome, because the case was unusual and doesn't necessarily portend similar outcomes in other cases.*
Jun.11 -- AT&T Inc. will get an answer Tuesday on its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc., nearly two years after striking the deal. Bloomberg's David McLaughlin reports on "Bloomberg Markets."