Originally published: May 12, 2011
Last updated: May 12, 2011 - 7:20pm
The Federal Communications Commission needs to overhaul the way it reviews mergers, Commissioner Robert McDowell will tell the Commerce Committee's Communications subcommittee on May 13.
"The Commission should not impose conditions that do not narrowly cure consumer harm arising directly out of the transaction. In the same spirit, the FCC should honor its 180-day merger review shot clock," he says. Commissioner McDowell called for other reforms too, such as the inclusion of market analysis during rulemaking processes.
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