October 26, 2015
Partner Chip Yorkigitis was quoted in the Law360 article “Team Telecom Review Could Shed Light On 'Black Hole'.” FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly said Thursday there is an ongoing internal review of Team Telecom, a working group of officials from the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice that conducts national security reviews of telecommunications provider transactions involving foreign ownership. The review will examine the “black hole” of Team Telecom national security investigations into transactions involving foreign ownership, a move that could add structure and transparency to the process. Mr. Yorkgitis notes that, “Timelines would be an immense help in providing more certainty to the whole process.”
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