Anthem Suffers Setback in Bid for Cigna Decision by Year-End

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  • Judge schedules U.S. antitrust trial to start Nov. 21
  • Justice Department says it’s open to settlement offers

Anthem Inc. will go to trial against the U.S. in late November to defend its $48 billion takeover of rival insurer Cigna Corp., a start date later than Anthem said it needed to potentially close the deal by an April deadline.

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