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oracle-sun merger

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Oracle-Sun deal gets EU approval, finally

After intense antitrust investigation focused on the MySQL database, the European Commission gives an official OK for Oracle to acquire Sun Microsystems.

By January 21, 2010

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EU poised to approve Oracle-Sun deal

Though regulators have until late January to make their decision, sources close to both companies say they expect approval this week.

By January 18, 2010

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EU to investigate Oracle-Sun deal

Regulators opens antitrust probe into pending merger, citing concerns that the deal may hinder competition in the database market.

By September 3, 2009

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EU hearing on Oracle-Sun set for Dec. 10

Oracle is set to meet with European Commission regulators to make its case for its acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

By November 26, 2009

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Mickos letter to EU: Approve Oracle-Sun deal

The full text of Mårten Mickos' letter to European Commissioner for Competition, Neelie Kroes, encouraging the approval of Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

By October 8, 2009

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DOJ extends investigation into Oracle-Sun deal

The Department of Justice wants more time to consider Oracle's proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems, but Oracle is confident the deal will still go through without problem.

By June 27, 2009

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European Commission may delay Sun-Oracle merger

Potential antitrust concerns from the European Commission may delay approval of the Sun-Oracle merger beyond its initial deadline of Thursday, says Reuters report.

By September 2, 2009

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Sun shareholders approve Oracle merger

Investors OK the $7.4 billion deal, but acquisition still faces scrutiny by the Justice Department. Java licensing said to be the sticking point.

By July 16, 2009

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Sun investors to vote on Oracle on July 16

Proxy statement points to mid-July for vote on proposed merger with Oracle, and reveals some tidbits on acquisition talks and potential executive severance pay.

By June 8, 2009

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EC formally objects to Oracle buying Sun

European regulators have formally objected to Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Oracle vows to fight the conclusion.

By November 9, 2009