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  • Burger King to go public -- again

    Burger King to go public -- again
    The King wants his crown back: Fast-food chain Burger King  is continuing its reinvention by planning to go public Рagain. Within the next three months, the hamburger giant said it will re-list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The last...
  • The Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit: What it means

    The Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit: What it means
    The Justice Department and attorney generals from 16 states sued Apple Inc. and five major book publishers, alleging they colluded to raise the price of electronic books. The government said the conspiracy cost consumers more than $100 million over two...
  • Apple: E-book price-fixing accusation 'simply not true'

    Apple: E-book price-fixing accusation 'simply not true'
    Apple Inc.  is denying antitrust charges filed against it and five major book publishers this week that accuse the companies of a price-fixing scheme to inflate the prices paid for electronic books. In a statement to The Times, Apple spokesman Tom...
  • NFL lockout to remain in place after court decision

    In a decision that is significant but not surprising, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of the NFL on Friday, five weeks after hearing oral arguments on whether the league could lock out its players. The lockout will remain...
  • James R. Browning dies at 93; led 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    James R. Browning, the rural Montana native who rose to head the powerful U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and unified its diverse judges in campaigns to enlarge the bench and protect the sprawling circuit from division, has died. He was 93. Browning...
  • Sports law expert explains what the union's disclaimer of interest means

    Sports law expert explains what the union's disclaimer of interest means
    What exactly does today’s decision by the players’ union to file a disclaimer of interest mean? To make some sense of this, I spoke with Gabriel Feldman, a professor who directs the Sports Law Program at Tulane Law School. Feldman...
  • RG Steel reportedly has bidders for Sparrows Point

    RG Steel reportedly has bidders for Sparrows Point
    Several companies have bid on bankrupt RG Steel's Sparrows Point mill, according to a source with knowledge of the bankruptcy proceedings. U.S. steel firm Nucor Corp., Ukrainian mining and metallurgy company Metinvest Group, and Brazilian steel giant CSN...
  • Universal proposes to shed key EMI labels

    Universal proposes to shed key EMI labels
    Universal Music Group has submitted a proposal to the European Commission to sell off major assets in exchange for regulatory approval for its proposed $1.9 billion acquisition of EMI Recorded Music, the company said. Because the deal would reduce the...
  • Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., special counsel during S&L crisis

    Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., special counsel during S&L crisis
    Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., a retired partner in the Baltimore law firm of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston who was Maryland's special counsel during the 1985 savings and loan crisis, died Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist...
  • European regulators to deliberate Universal-EMI deal Friday

    European regulators to deliberate Universal-EMI deal Friday
    The European Commission's competition committee is scheduled Friday to deliberate whether it will approve Universal Music Group's proposed $2.2-billion merger with EMI Music, according to industry officials. If approved by antitrust regulators in...
  • Universal EMI deal heats up in Europe

    Universal EMI deal heats up in Europe
    The climate is heating up for Universal Music Group in Brussels as the company shuttles its proposal to buy EMI's recorded music business through Europe's labyrinthine antitrust approval process. The pending $1.9-billion acquisition, announced in...