The FTC has given authorized discover that it intends to enchantment a current district courtroom choice that denied a brief injunction in Microsoft’s proposed merger with Activision.
The enchantment discover, filed with the Ninth Circuit Court docket of Appeals late Wednesday, is a uncommon transfer for the FTC in instances like this. The FTC is going through down District Court docket Decide Jacqueline Scott Corley’s discovering that the regulator “has not proven a chance it should prevail on its declare this specific vertical merger on this particular trade could considerably reduce competitors.”
An enchantment must persuade a circuit courtroom decide of some key unconsidered space of truth or regulation to overturn that call, which may very well be a excessive bar on this case. Nonetheless, the enchantment submitting itself exhibits that the FTC isn’t keen to surrender simply on this high-profile case.
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