Merger trials are always fascinating, and Sprint-T-Mobile was a particularly interesting and important case. How did the merging parties rebut the Government’s case and convince the district court to allow the merger to proceed? Two lawyers who played a key part in engineering the defense, George Cary and Lindy Bernhardt from Cleary Gottlieb, join hosts John Roberti and Sergei Zaslavsky to provide an insider’s view of this merger defense. Listen to this episode to learn about how to defend a merger when the Government has the structural presumption on its side.
George Cary, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
Lindy Bernhardt, Associate, Cleary Gottlieb
John Roberti, Partner, Allen & Overy and Sergei Zaslavsky, Counsel, O’Melveny & Myers