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Microsoft-Activision deal faces March 23 preliminary injunction hearing in US gamers’ lawsuit

By Michael Acton
  • 19 Jan 2023 20:43
  • 19 Jan 2023 21:25
Microsoft’s planned $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard will be probed by a California federal judge at a March 23 hearing, as she mulls whether to issue a temporary block on the deal – although that hearing date could slip if Microsoft provides further assurances to the plaintiffs that the deal

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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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