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EU Set to Approve Oracle-Sun Dea

Dec 17, 2009, 15:19 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Patrizio)

"The news first broke in the New York Post, which said Neelie Kroes, the out-going chair of the EU's committee on competition, likes Oracle's promises, and that Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is expected to form an advisory group of MySQL customers.

"All that's left, a source familiar with the proceedings told InternetNews.com, is for the commission on competition to write its report from the hearings and submit it to the larger EU regulatory body. So there is still some process left for the two tech firms.

"With the holidays rapidly approaching, it's not believed that the report will be finalized until after the new year. The commission has until January 27 but probably won't take that long, said the source."

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