John Steinbeck captured it best when he used the seminal Robert Burns poem ‘To a Mouse’ to lay the foundations for his own novella. But could the best-laid plans go awry when it comes to the most famous business deal on the planet?

A race against time is now in play as 21st Century Fox’s merger with Disney is facing delays that could put the brakes on the overall merger until at least summer 2019 – if not worse, according to The Edge, and their ongoing analysis of the situation.

Brazil’s antitrust regulator CADE (Conselho Administativo de Defesa Economica) ensured Disney CEO and Chairman Bob Iger’s hopes to push ahead with the mega-takeover hit a road block recently; but they are set to make a decision tomorrow.

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