NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – European Union regulators have extended their review deadline to Jan. 20 from the previous Jan. 6 on the proposed acquisition of Varian by Agilent Technologies.

According to a Reuters report today, EU regulators extended the deadline to make a decision on the deal after Agilent agreed to remedies for competition concerns. Those remedies were not specified, and Agilent officials did not return a call seeking comment before this article was published.

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