TITLE

Franken Cries Foul on Comcast Merger

AUTHOR(S)
Cody, Tamika
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;11/29/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 48, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the letter written by Minnesota Senator Al Franken to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) asking officials to conduct a probe into senior management appointments made by Comcast as part of its merger with NBC Universal. In his letter, Franken implicated that the appointments may have violated gun-jumping laws. The senator specifically focused on the decision of both companies to establish a management team prior to receiving clearance from the DOJ.
ACCESSION #
55538931

 

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