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The next domino in the Disney-Fox deal may fall in a little over a month. Regulators for the European Union have set an October 19 deadline to rule on Disney’s $71B bid for the majority of Fox’s assets. Disney filed for the approval on September 14.

The EU can approve the deal unconditionally or with concessions. If regulators believe the proposed acquisition warrants more scrutiny, they can open up an investigation that will last four months.

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