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  • Halliburton faces tough sell in taking Baker Hughes deal to regulators

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Halliburton Co will have a tough time convincing U.S. regulators to approve its $35 billion deal to buy smaller rival Baker Hughes Inc but could prevail with the right divestitures, antitrust experts said Monday. The deal, if...
  • Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes for about $35 billion

    Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes for about $35 billion
    (Reuters) - Halliburton Co said on Monday it will buy Baker Hughes Inc for about $35 billion in cash and stock, creating an oilfield services behemoth to take on market leader Schlumberger NV as customers curb spending on falling oil prices....
  • Donald Sterling wants to question Adam Silver in suit against NBA

    Donald Sterling wants to question NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and V. Stiviano in the former Clippers owner’s federal antitrust lawsuit against the league. A filing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles outlined 18 witnesses Sterling...
  • Apple iPod antitrust trial: Consumers say iTunes was monopoly

    It's been shuffling through the courts for a decade, a class-action suit that challenges Apple's iPod and iTunes grip on the digital song market. Now, it's time to face the music. In a federal court trial beginning Nov. 19 with jury selection, Apple will...
  • Class action may be brewing against retailers rejecting Apple Pay

    Rite Aid and CVS may face a class action lawsuit for boycotting Apple Pay and other mobile payments systems. San Francisco plaintiffs firm Schubert Jonckheer & Kolbe announced this week that it is considering suing the retail giants to force them to...
  • Germany's top publisher bows to Google in news licensing row

    Germany's top publisher bows to Google in news licensing row
    Germany's biggest news publisher Axel Springer has scrapped a move to block Google from running snippets of articles from its newspapers, saying that the experiment had caused traffic to its sites to plunge. Springer said a two-week-old experiment to...
  • National CineMedia, Screenvision Merger Opposed by Justice Department

    The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division is suing to block the proposed merger of cinema advertising networks National CineMedia and Screenvision. Bill Baer, assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division, said that if the $375 million...
  • Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing

    Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing
    Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing. The filing late on Thursday stems from Microsoft Corp's lawsuit...
  • Foes want probe, but antitrust law favors Amazon

    SEATTLE Is Amazon a monopolist? It's a label the online retail giant's critics increasingly use to brand the company as a ruthless corporate behemoth bent on driving competitors away. The New Republic magazine did so in an October cover story, and a...
  • UBS says has not resolved U.S. forex probe, extends Libor pact

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's largest bank UBS said on Tuesday it had not reached a resolution with the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust or criminal divisions in connection with alleged rigging of foreign exchange markets. In its quarterly...
  • Jepsen For Re-Election As Attorney General

    Jepsen For Re-Election As Attorney General
    In Richard Blumenthal's long tenure as attorney general, there grew a perception that the office had an anti-business bias. George Jepsen had to deal with that when he was elected to succeed Mr. Blumenthal in 2010. He has. By closing hundreds of dormant...