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Comcast-Time Warner Review Won’t Be Led by Antitrust Chief

     Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner has brought about some questions of monopoly.  With this the Justice Department must evaluate the question of monopoly.  The head of the departments antitrust division, Bill Baer, has recused himself from this case.  Instead the department has appointed two senior officials.  Baers recusal is due to his previous represented NBC when they merged with Comcast in 2011 prior to his position at the Justice Dept.

     This article exemplifies ethics by Mr. Bear recusing himself from the case.

 

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-03-06/comcast-time-warner-review-won-t-be-overseen-by-antitrust-chief


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