Politics and the AT&T-Time Warner Merger

07 November 2016 Publication


Partner Randy D. Gordon, chair of the Firm’s antitrust and trade regulation practice, authored an article for Law360 regarding the AT&T-Time Warner merger.

“As AT&T’s CEO, Randall Stephenson, notes, the proposed merger is a ‘pure vertical integration’ — it’s not the sort of horizontal tie-up of competitors in a concentrated market that automatically causes antitrust concerns,” said Mr. Gordon. “So in Stephenson’s estimation, ‘This is a perfect match of two companies with complementary strengths who can bring a fresh approach to how the media and communications industry works for customers, content creators, distributors and advertisers.’”

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