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U.S. v. Pearson plc, et al. (Viacom)

Final Judgment (June 30, 1999)

Competitive Impact Statement (December 10, 1998)

[Proposed] Final Judgment (November 23, 1998)

Stipulation and Order (November 23, 1998)

Complaint (November 23, 1998)

Case Open Date: 
Monday, November 23, 1998
Case Name: 
United States v. Pearson plc, Pearson Inc., and Viacom International Inc.
Case Type: 
Civil Merger
Case Violation: 
Horizontal Merger
elementary and college TEXTBOOK PUBLISHING
Industry Code: 
Book Publishers
Book Publishing
Antitrust Division
Updated July 27, 2015