Microsoft-Activision Deal Clears Final Regulatory Hurdle
A.M. Edition for Sept. 22. U.K. regulators said today that Microsoft’s revised $75 billion takeover plan resolved most of its antitrust concerns, setting up the deal to move forward a s soon as next month. Plus, House Republicans split on next steps for funding the government as a shutdown looms. And WSJ reporter Sebastian Herrera explains how Amazon is wrestling with competition from rivals Temu and Shein. Luke Vargas hosts.
Correction: The U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority will be consulting markets on Microsoft’s proposed restructured deal with Activision until Oct. 6. An earlier version of this podcast incorrectly said Oct. 8. (Corrected on Sept. 22)
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