COMMITTEE APPROVAL: A Treasury Department committee hasn't found any unresolved national security issues related to Softbank's proposed $20.1 billion deal for No. 3 cellphone carrier Sprint.
HACKING WORRIES: Some officials have been concerned that Softbank's use of Chinese networking equipment could open up U.S. networks to snooping and hacking if the deal were to go through.
WHAT NOW?: Sprint and Softbank have entered into a national security agreement with the U.S. government and other regulators are free to complete their reviews.