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  • China August FDI at two-and-half-year low as factory investments slow

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign direct investment fell to a low not seen in at least 2-1/2 years in August, underscoring the challenges to growth facing the world's second-biggest economy. The weak investment data came as China's economic growth...
  • 'Mr. Confession' and his boss drive China's antitrust crusade

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A signboard at the top of a staircase in the ageing Beijing offices of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) directs lawyers and company officials to numbered conference rooms for antitrust meetings. The printed list...
  • Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid

    Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid
    (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp took its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc hostile, directly approaching the shareholders of its smaller rival after being spurned twice by the company. The move could throw a wrench in Family Dollar's...
  • Treasury's Lew warned China on antitrust probes of foreign firms: WSJ

    Treasury's Lew warned China on antitrust probes of foreign firms: WSJ
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has written to the Chinese government warning that a recent spate of antitrust investigations against foreign companies could have serious implications for U.S.-China relations, the Wall Street...
  • Pfizer, Ranbaxy win dismissal of lawsuit over generic Lipitor

    (Reuters - Pfizer Inc and India's Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd on Friday won dismissal of a U.S. antitrust lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to delay sales of generic versions of the best-selling cholesterol drug Lipitor. U.S. District Judge Peter Sheridan...
  • China anti-trust regulator fines Volkswagen JV and Chrysler unit

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's anti-monopoly regulator on Thursday announced its first-ever punishment of foreign carmakers for price-fixing, fining a Chinese venture of Volkswagen AG and the China sales unit of Fiat's Chrysler a combined $46 million....
  • China's antitrust regulators defend probes; Qualcomm inquiry nearly over

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's three anti-monopoly regulators on Thursday launched a vigorous defense of their recent investigations into foreign companies, which have prompted mounting international criticism, and said they are not targeting multinational...
  • Dollar General launches hostile bid for Family Dollar

    Dollar General is taking its fight for Family Dollar directly to the company's shareholders, launching a hostile bid Wednesday that could circumvent Family Dollar's reluctant board of directors and help Dollar General win antitrust approval for the deal....
  • China gives Microsoft 20 days to provide explanation in anti-trust probe

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese anti-trust regulator said on Monday it has given Microsoft Corp 20 days to reply to queries on the compatibility of its Windows operating system and Office software suite amid a probe into the world's largest software...
  • Dollar General to go hostile with $9.1 billion Family Dollar bid: sources

    Dollar General to go hostile with $9.1 billion Family Dollar bid: sources
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. retailer Dollar General Corp is preparing to go hostile as soon as this week in its bid to buy rival Family Dollar Stores , taking its $9.1 billion offer directly to shareholders after being spurned twice by its smaller rival, ...
  • Family Dollar, Dollar Tree receive second antitrust review request

    Family Dollar and suitor Dollar Tree said Tuesday that they've received a request for more information about their planned combination from federal antitrust regulators. But the two companies said they don't think the second request from the Federal...