Amdur, Meredith
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/15/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 50, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the joint venture between Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. in the U.S. Duration on the negotiations for the joint venture; Submission of the proposed joint venture for approval to the European Union and U.S. Justice Department; Terms of the deal.


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