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Federal Energy Regulatory Approvals for Power M&A Transactions
The author discusses the regulatory approvals that federal law requires for electric public utility merger and acquisition transactions. In addition to the due diligence and regulatory process required for FERC authorization of a merger or acquisition pursuant to the Federal Power Act of 1935, she helpfully explains Federal Communications Commission consent pursuant to the Communications Act of 1934.