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Antitrust Issues

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  • Foreign businesses in China say Beijing is targeting them

    BEIJING Over the last year, China has become an increasingly hostile place to conduct business, especially for tech companies, manufacturers and other big industries, according to an annual survey of more than 470 U.S. and foreign companies released...
  • Merger announcement clouds Office Depot's future in Boca Raton

    Merger announcement clouds Office Depot's future in Boca Raton
    Once again, Office Depot's future in Boca Raton faces uncertainty. Little more than a year after the Fortune 500 company merged with OfficeMax and said it would keep its corporate headquarters in the city, Office Depot agreed Wednesday to be acquired...
  • Robert B. Reich: Back to the 19th century

    My recent column about the growth of on-demand jobs like Uber making life less predictable and secure for workers unleashed a small barrage of criticism from people who contend that workers get what they're worth in the market. A Forbes Magazine...
  • Appeals court: St. Luke's Health System broke federal antitrust laws in acquisition deal

    The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that determined a Boise-area hospital violated federal antitrust laws when it purchased Idaho's largest independent physicians' practice. In a 37-page decision released Tuesday, the...
  • Potential merger raises antitrust questions

    Some 1,700 Office Depot headquarters employees in Boca Raton are likely to keep a careful watch on news from Washington, D.C., in the coming months. They know their futures could be shaped by whether the Federal Trade Commission allows their company...
  • Net profit sags 29 percent in Q4 as Daimler sets aside money for EU anti-trust case

    German car and truck maker Daimler AG says net profit fell 29 percent in the fourth quarter as the company set aside 600 million euros ($684 million) for potential costs from a European Union anti-trust investigation of truck makers. Net profit for the...
  • Dollar Tree could sell 300 stores to address antitrust concerns

    Dollar Tree told U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it thinks it can sell 300 stores when it takes over Family Dollar, according to a Virginian-Pilot report. Last month, Family Dollar shareholders overwhelmingly approved Dollar Tree's offer to...
  • What China's premier should say at Davos

     What China's premier should say at Davos
    When global leaders toast the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, one unusually prominent guest should be ready for sharp criticism — Premier Li Keqiang of China, the country's highest-ranking attendee since 2009....
  • Appeals court rejects San Jose's antitrust case over A's

    Appeals court rejects San Jose's antitrust case over A's
    A Bay Area battle over the Oakland Athletics took a new turn Thursday as a federal appeals court sided against the city of San Jose. Officials from San Jose had filed lawsuit alleging that Major League Baseball's refusal to allow the A's to move into a ...
  • Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree CEO to Family Dollar CEO: We are at 'the end of our patience'

    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree CEO to Family Dollar CEO: We are at 'the end of our patience'
    The chief executive of Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree, the discount retailer trying to buy Family Dollar, has some strong words for Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine: "We have reached the end of our patience." Family Dollar, based in the Charlotte suburb of...
  • Lawsuit claims Apple deleted rival services' songs from users' iPods

    Apple has been in the news recently for putting unwanted music in users' libraries. But a new antitrust lawsuit is alleging that the tech company used its software muscle to remove songs from iPods that had been purchased on rival companies' download...