Michael Binetti quoted in Canadian Press coverage of $26b Rogers-Shaw merger
Michael Binetti, a partner with Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, was quoted in The Canadian Press coverage of Rogers Communications Inc.’s intention to acquire Shaw Communications Inc. Rogers and Shaw are two of Canada’s largest telecommunications companies.
One of The Canadian Press articles appears in the Toronto Star: “Rogers plan to buy Shaw raises red flags about competition, especially in wireless.” Michael is quoted as follows:
Competition lawyer Michael Binetti said the companies may have to be willing to make divestments with surgical precision, on a street-by-street or market-by-market basis.
“As opposed to wielding a sledgehammer to try to break it apart completely,” said Binetti, a partner at Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP.
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