The Deal breaks down merger milestones for the week of May 26th. This week, on Monday, May 26th, the U.S. Celebrates Memorial Day, but in Germany, it’s the deadline for government approval of Teva Pharmaceuticals purchase of Bentley Pharmaceuticals On Tuesday, May 27th, Borders Group reports earnings. Borders is reportedly a target of Barnes & Noble. On Thursday, May 29th, the spotlight will be on Bear Stearns special meeting, where shareholders will vote on the proposed merger with JP Morgan. And on Friday, May 30th, the pricing period ends for Fifth Third Bancorp's proposed purchase of First Charter. For more details, visit TheDeal.com.