Jenner & Block

“Proposals to Streamline Federal and State Regulatory Review of Transactions in the Communications Industry,” SSRN

In this white paper, Jenner & Block Partner Samuel L. Feder explains that companies in the communications industry must submit to various regulatory requirements before they can proceed with transactions.  Mr. Feder argues that the process should be reformed.  He proposes concrete reforms that would help the Federal Communications Commission and state public utilities commissions focus their regulatory review on matters “within their core expertise.”