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  • Warner's Bronfman vows to 'fight' EMI sale to Universal and Sony

     
    Edgar Bronfman Jr., Warner Music Group's former chief executive and outgoing chairman, said his company would oppose the sale of EMI Group to Warner's two biggest rivals, saying the deals would reduce competition....
  • Congress to hold hearings on Universal-EMI merger

     
    Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) plans to hold antitrust hearings on Universal's proposed merger with EMI....
  • Rhum Agricole

     
    A pilgrimage to Martinique finds cane consummated as a heavenly spirit made from freshly pressed sugarcane wine...
  • Two labor unions back EMI sale to Universal Music

     
    SAG-AFTRA, the merged entity of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the American Federation of Musicians come out in favor of Universal's pending merger with EMI's recorded music business....
  • PA Joins Multi-State E-Books Anti-Trust Suit.

     
    Fresh Over The Transom: Attorney General Linda Kelly says Pennsylvnaia's joined with 14 other states and Puerto Rico in a federal lawsuit charging that three of the nation's largest book publishers -- Penguin, Simon & Schuster and MacMillan -- and......
  • EA to settle NFL lawsuit? [Updated]

     
    Electronic Arts set aside $27 million to potentially settle a lawsuit, which the company did not identify but is most likely to be a case filed against EA by former NFL players....
  • European Union approves Sony EMI merger

     
    The European Union's antitrust regulators on Thursday approved Sony Corp.'s pending $2.2-billion acquisition of EMI's publishing business, according to officials familiar with the process....
  • Sen. Franken wants Justice Dept. to investigate Comcast

     
    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), who has been outspoken about his concerns with Comcast Corp.'s proposed deal to take over control of NBC Universal, has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the cable giant was violating antitrust rules. In a........
  • Your weekly ScamWatch

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Telemarketing fraud -- The FBI wants to help you avoid giving your money to criminals on the telephone. Once you fall victim to telemarketing fraud, you’ll......
  • Feds and Lucasfilm settle probe into recruiting practices

     
    This time the force was against George Lucas. The company founded by the "Star Wars" creator, Lucasfilm, reached a settlement with the Justice Department over recruiting practices. The settlement dealt with the common practice of giving a rival a heads-...
  • MGA files antitrust suit against Mattel [Updated]

     
    In the latest dispute between the bitter toy rivals, MGA Entertainment Inc. has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Mattel Inc. in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles claiming unfair business practices and anticompetitive conduct. In Thursday's filing,...