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  • Justices: Dentists unfair to limit teeth-bleaching providers

    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a state regulatory board made up mostly of dentists violated federal law against unfair competition when it tried to prevent lower-cost competitors in other fields from offering teeth-whitening services.
  • Supreme Court restricts state license schemes that limit competition

    Supreme Court restricts state license schemes that limit competition
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday cut back on the power of state licensing boards to restrict competitors from offering low-cost services, a victory for consumers that could prove significant in industries as disparate as taxicabs, funerals and cosmetology....

    Supreme Court says 'open wide' to North Carolina teeth-whitening business

    WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Wednesday effectively rejected North Carolina's tight control over the lucrative teeth-whitening business. In a divided decision that polishes their pro-competition credentials, six justices agreed the Federal Trade...

    Sysco lawyers: Proposed US Foods merger is not bad for competition

    Federal regulators ignored many local competitors in its claim that the proposed merger of Sysco and Rosemont-based US Foods would significantly reduce competition and raise prices, lawyers for Sysco argued Friday. Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods...

    Judge rules against American Express in antitrust suit

    American Express violated U.S. antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use one credit card over another, a federal judge ruled Thursday. The case was a major blow to American Express, who argued that its policies kept it...