In the lawsuit of state attorneys-general of 13 US federal states and the District of Columbia against the merger of T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. at the United District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge Victor Marrero today ruled in favor of the merger.
Thereby, the Court ruled in accordance with the previous positive decisions of the competent federal authorities, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Justice (DoJ).
Following this ruling, T-Mobile US and Sprint will pursue their planned merger as intended. It has to be taken into account, however, that the plaintiff states have legal remedies against the ruling at their disposal.
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