Bloomberg Law
Jan. 31, 2023, 7:40 PM

FTC Files 11th-Hour Request for More Time in Meta-Within Deal

Dan Papscun
Dan Papscun

The Federal Trade Commission urged a federal judge to give himself more time to rule on whether to allow Meta Platforms’ acquisition of VR developer Within Unlimited to proceed.

The agency’s emergency motion, filed Tuesday, comes hours before the expiration of the FTC’s agreement with the companies to put the deal on hold until midnight, Feb. 1.

The deadline was meant to to give Judge Edward J. Davila of the US District Court for the Northern District of California time to rule on the commission’s earlier request for a preliminary injunction to halt the deal pending trial. Terms of the ...

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