| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:07 PM
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's increasing regulatory influence over international mergers and acquisitions has helped to create the hottest new commodity in its legal industry: anti-trust lawyers.
Six years ago, China did not even have a legal system for...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 1:57 PM
More than 30 Maryland cab companies filed a lawsuit Thursday against the popular ride-sharing company Uber, alleging antitrust violations and demanding an unspecified amount of damages for upending the state's cab industry.
The lawsuit, filed late...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A federal judge is refusing to dismiss Cablevision's antitrust case challenging Viacom's insistence that it carry 14 lesser-watched channels as a condition of getting carriage of MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and BET.
U.S. District Judge Laura...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:23 PM
The landmark antitrust trial against the NCAA came to a close Friday after 15 days of testimony, with both sides expressing confidence that the outcome will tilt in their favor and lead plaintiff Ed O'Bannon calling it "amazing" that student-athletes were...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:20 PM
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Dutch Olympic speed skaters Mark Tuitert and Niels Kerstholt have urged the EU's competition watchdog to stop their sport's governing body from banning skaters who compete in big-money Ice Derby events.
Ice Derby racing, run by...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:47 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The college sports booster has had to evolve. Rich men who loved their alma maters so much they would slip some of their disposable income to players in shoe boxes became shady characters covering up sometimes criminal behaviors by...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The top executives of AT&T and DirecTV spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill making the case for their proposed $48.5-billion deal that will combine the telecommunications giant with the satellite broadcaster to create a video and broadband behemoth.
| May 29, 2014
| 2:10 PM
I'm all for Donald Trump owning another football team, but only if the NFL is looking at developmental-league expansion in, say, Crimea.
Trump says he's actually interested in taking over Buffalo which, frankly, is not far enough upwind from the stench....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The federal antitrust trial against the NCAA challenging the multibillion-dollar college sports industry’s compensation practices, and its long-held notion of amateurism, moved through its second day Tuesday with more questioning of a Stanford...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money.
That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week.
A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:04 PM
By Dan Levine
SAN JOSE Calif. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday said she had concerns about approving a $324.5 million settlement involving Apple, Google and two other tech companies in a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to avoid poaching each...