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[North Carolina] Lack of FTC news on Reynolds-Lorillard deal encourages investors

in the absence of public comment or regulatory filings from the companies or the FTC, investors may have reversed course with their sentiment on the deal. The companies said Jan. 20 they had achieved “certified substantial compliance” for additional regul
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 3, 2015 22:25
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Is FTC About to Block Reynolds-Lorillard Merger?

While one tobacco industry analyst believes such a move is “a low probability,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) staff is recommending a lawsuit to block the $27-billion merger of cigarette makers Reynolds American and Lorillard, according to a report b
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:30
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Reynolds Confronting Antitrust Concerns Over Lorillard Merger

is meeting with top antitrust officials to overcome some regulatory opposition to its proposed acquisition of rival cigarette maker Lorillard Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. Within the Federal Trade Commission, some staff members say
Bloomberg News
added Apr 1, 2015 10:28
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Lorillard, Reynolds to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

A final vote by the commission could come as soon as this week, people familiar with the review said. The FTC is made up of three Democrats and two Republicans. A majority has to agree on a course of action. FTC staffers have spent months examining Reyn
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 31, 2015 09:34
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FTC Turns Up Scrutiny on Reynolds-Lorillard Deal With Questions on Imperial

Antitrust enforcers are asking detailed questions about business plans and leadership of a third company scheduled to play a key role in Reynolds American Inc.’s proposed $25 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard Inc., underscoring the agency’s wariness
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 31, 2015 09:33
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Report: Reynolds deal set for final FTC review

However, some analysts say it could be a negative sign that the FTC board wants or needs a higher face-to-face comfort level on the antitrust consequences because it is not normal policy at this regulatory stage. The newspaper cited sources familiar with
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 31, 2015 09:29
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[UK, USA] Market Report: Imperial Tobacco slips over last-gasp bid to clinch blockbuster tie-up

will this week meet with members of the Federal Trade Commission in the US, alongside management from American tobacco giants Reynolds and Lorillard. The three are hoping to convince the competition regulator to rubber-stamp the blockbuster tie-up of Rey
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:27
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Lorillard (LO) Stock Lower Today as FTC Seeks to Block Reynolds American Merger

Shares of Lorillard (LO - Get Report) are down by 2.12% to $65.01 in pre-market trading on Tuesday morning, as the New York Post reports that the Federal Trade Commission staff is recommending a suit to block the $27 billion merger of the cigarette maker
thestreet.com
added Mar 31, 2015 09:26
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[New York] FTC recommends lawsuit to block $27B cigarette merger

The Federal Trade Commission staff is recommending a suit to block the $27 billion merger of the second- and third-biggest cigarette makers, Reynolds American and Lorillard, a well-placed DC source not working on the case said. The five FTC commissioners
New York Post
added Mar 31, 2015 09:24
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[North Carolina] Report: Reynolds, Lorillard deal set for final FTC review

A pivotal, possibly final, meeting between Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. officials and federal regulators may take place this week, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The meeting with Federal Trade Commission members could be the last s
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 30, 2015 21:15
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