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The Antitrust Week in Review

Posted  09/17/18
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. Trump's antitrust enforcer considers shifting up a gear.  The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, which stops mergers it believes will push up prices, signaled Thursday he was willing to consider tougher enforcement, a move that could affect high profile big tech companies but also energy producers, drug makers and a...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  07/9/18
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. Tech Giants Win a Battle Over Copyright Rules in Europe.  It’s a fight nearly as old as the internet. On one side are news organizations, broadcasters and music companies that want to control how their content spreads across the web, and to be paid more for it. On the other are...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  05/14/18
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. EU antitrust regulators to rule on Comcast, sky deal by June 15.  EU antitrust regulators will rule on U.S. cable operator Comcast’s 22-billion-pound ($30 billion) bid for British pay-TV company Sky by June 15, the European Commission said on Tuesday.  The world’s biggest entertainment company is competing with Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  02/5/18
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. U.S. agencies probe Apple over slowing iPhones: Bloomberg.  The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether Apple Inc. violated securities laws concerning its disclosures that it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.  “We have received questions from some government agencies and...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  01/2/18
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. Ramen price-fixing class action headed for U.S. trial.  A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to dismiss antitrust class action litigation accusing two big South Korean ramen producers of conspiring to fix prices in the United States, clearing the way for a trial.  U.S. District Judge William Orrick on Thursday...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  10/23/17
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. U.S. top court to review antitrust claims against American Express.  The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether American Express Co. is violating federal antitrust law by forbidding merchants that accept its credit cards from encouraging customers to use rival cards that charge lower fees.  The justices will hear an...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  10/16/17
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. U.S. top court asks Justice Department for views in Apple antitrust case.  The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Trump administration for its views on whether to hear Apple Inc’s bid to avoid a class-action lawsuit accusing the tech giant of inflating consumer prices by charging illegally high commissions on...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  10/2/17
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. U.S. files antitrust lawsuit against Parker-Hannifin takeover.  The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust lawsuit challenging Parker-Hannifin Corp.’s purchase of Clarcor Inc., which closed in February.  The lawsuit, brought in U.S. district court in Delaware, was filed out of concern that the $4.3 billion transaction would mean higher prices,...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  09/25/17
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. Google offers to treat rivals equally via auction –sources.  Google has offered to display rival comparison shopping sites via an auction, as it aims to stave off further EU antitrust fines, four people familiar with the matter said.  Google is under pressure to come up with a big initiative to level...

Posted  08/28/17
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. EU starts in-depth probe of Bayer, Monsanto deal.  The European Commission has started an in-depth investigation of Bayer’s planned $66 billion takeover of U.S. seeds group Monsanto, saying it was worried about competition in various pesticide and seeds markets.  The deal would create the world’s largest integrated pesticides and seeds company,...
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