DoJ, PRH case underway in US
In the US, the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) trial to block Penguin Random House (PRH) from acquiring Simon & Schuster (S&S) began in Washington DC on 1 August.
Witnesses called over the first two days of the trial include Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Pietsch, literary agent Ayesha Pande, author Stephen King and S&S CEO Jonathan Karp. PRH CEO Markus Dohle is expected to testify on Thursday.
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