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Increased Scrutiny for Technology Companies

Recent government reports and statements from politicians signal a shift toward increased scrutiny of large technology companies for potential monopolization violations.

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Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat Establish Consortium to Facilitate Clearing of U.S. C-band Spectrum for 5G Service

Paul, Weiss advised Intelsat and SES, the world’s two leading providers of fixed satellite services, in the establishment of a consortium that also includes Eutelsat and Telesat, the third and fourth largest providers of U.S. satellite service.

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John Hancock to Acquire Interest in Phoenix Tower International

Paul, Weiss represented John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) in its acquisition of a 35 percent equity stake in Phoenix Tower International from funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities.

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Mitel to Be Acquired by Affiliates of Searchlight Capital for $2 Billion

Paul, Weiss is representing global leader in business communications Mitel Networks Corporation in its acquisition by an investor group led by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2 billion. 

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Naspers Completes Accelerated Offering of Tencent Shares for $9.8 Billion

Paul, Weiss represented South African media group Naspers in its disposal and placing of approximately 2 percent of the issued share capital of Chinese internet giant Tencent.

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Quantum to Sell Zenium Data Centers to CyrusOne

Paul, Weiss is representing Quantum Strategic Partners Ltd. in its $442 million sale of Zenium Data Centers to CyrusOne Inc. 

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Qualcomm Board Unanimously Rejects Broadcom's Unsolicited $130 Billion Proposal

Paul, Weiss is representing wireless technology leader Qualcomm Inc. in connection with an unsolicited proposal from Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom.

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Lendlease and SoftBank Establish $5 Billion U.S. Telecom Infrastructure Joint Venture

As reported in The Wall Street Journal and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss is representing Lendlease Group in its establishment of a $5 billion infrastructure joint venture with SoftBank Group to develop and own telecom infrastructure assets in the United States.

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Mitel Completes Acquisition of ShoreTel

Paul, Weiss represented Mitel Networks Corporation in its $531 million all-cash acquisition of Sunnyvale, California-based communications solutions company ShoreTel, Inc.

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Global Learning: Where Education and Spectrum Intersect

In this video interview, corporate telecom partner Patrick S. Campbell discusses the intersection of commercial and non-commercial uses of the wireless spectrum, specifically recent developments in the use of satellite and wireless broadband spectrum for educational initiatives that would benefit students all over the world.

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