With U.S. and E.U. approval in the bag (I, II), Google's (GOOG) acquisition of Motorola Mobility...

|By:, SA News Editor

With U.S. and E.U. approval in the bag (I, II), Google's (GOOG) acquisition of Motorola Mobility (MMI) is being held up by Chinese antitrust regulators, Motorola discloses in an 8-K. Nonetheless, Google and Motorola express confidence the deal will close in 1H12. Chinese regulators have become more assertive in vetting M&A deals involving foreign companies, as evidenced by the close scrutiny they gave to Seagate and Western Digital's recent purchases.