Government Investigations Attorney Jacob Frenkel Speaks to the Los Angeles Times about Fox News

May 25, 2017
In the Los Angeles Times article “Fox News harassment claims threaten Murdochs’ deal to take over Sky,” Attorney Jacob Frenkel, chair of Dickinson Wright’s Government Investigations and SEC Enforcement practice, comments on the latest developments in the investigations into Fox News.

The sexual harassment scandal enveloping Fox News now poses a threat to parent company 21st Century Fox’s deal to take full ownership of the European satellite TV service Sky.

Mr. Frenkel told the Los Angeles Times that the high profile of Fox News and Roger Ailes makes them a “magnet” for a federal investigation. “The mere existence of a government investigation does not mean that there will be a criminal or civil violation,” Mr. Frenkel said. “It simply means they are looking.”

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