The boards of EADS and BAE Systems are due to meet later today to determine whether they should call off the planned merger of the two companies or extend a deadline that is expiring on Wednesday. The German government has been emerging as the biggest hurdle to an agreement on the massive deal. The meetings come after the CEOs of the two companies, EADS’ Tom Enders and BAE’s Ian King, met during the course of the afternoon to discuss the matter. Neither company is prepared to comment ...


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