After investigating Google's bid to buy DoubleClick, EU antitrust regulators have decided to investigate it again. The European Commission originally promised a ruling on Google's proposed $3.1bn purchase on October 26. Then it delayed things a bit, promising a decision would arrive today. And today, as reported by The Wall …
It will be like GE-Honeywell all over again
I am constantly seeing this as the rekindling of the General Electric-Honeywell failed merger a few years ago. All this time and effort in this merger will be wasted for nothing, and it will show the EU aren't a bunch of capitalist €urocrats.
Approval still likely
Apparently the vast majority of second phase investigations still result in clearance.
Eurocrats - @Philip Marshall
Surely that should be €crats?
Otherwise there's too much repeated, repetitive redundancy - or is that the point?