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  • CinemaCon 2015: AMC Entertainment CEO responds to clearances allegations

    CinemaCon 2015: AMC Entertainment CEO responds to clearances allegations
    AMC Entertainment Chief Executive Gerry Lopez fired back at the owners of some independent theater chains who have accused the nation's second largest theater chain of preventing them from receiving first-run movies. In an interview with the Los Angeles...
  • European Commission accuses Russia's Gazprom of unfair practices

    European Commission accuses Russia's Gazprom of unfair practices
    The European Commission has accused Russia's Gazprom energy giant of abusing its dominant position in Central and Eastern European natural-gas markets in a move that threatens to add to already strained relations with Moscow.  Unveiling the...
  • Teva offers to buy Mylan in $40.1B cash-and-stock deal

    Generic drug giant Teva formally offered to buy fellow drugmaker Mylan for about $40.1 billion in cash and stock on Tuesday, despite Mylan's cold shoulder and the certainty the proposed acquisition will bring intense scrutiny by antitrust regulators....
  • Comcast to meet with regulators in bid to save Time Warner Cable deal

    Comcast to meet with regulators in bid to save Time Warner Cable deal
    Comcast Corp.'s turbulent bid to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc. shifts into high gear this week, some 14 months after the blockbuster $45-billion deal was unveiled. Company executives plan to meet with U.S. Justice Department officials in Washington...
  • Latest casino bill differs from 1995 Bridgeport effort

    When Connecticut lawmakers last considered expanding casino gambling back in 1995, the process was vastly different from this year's proposition. Twenty years ago, the state's Division of Special Revenue issued a request for proposals from casino...
  • Department of Justice probes major theater chains over antitrust claims

    Department of Justice probes major theater chains over antitrust claims
    The Department of Justice's antitrust division has ramped up its probe into whether the nation's largest theater chains are violating federal law by preventing smaller rivals from playing movies at the same time, two people familiar with the matter said. ...
  • Court monitor: Apple antitrust cooperation has 'declined'

    Apple Inc.'s cooperation with efforts to improve its compliance with antitrust laws after a federal judge concluded it colluded with electronic book publishers to raise prices five years ago took on an "adversarial tone" recently, a court-appointed...
  • EU alleges Google's abuses hurt consumers, innovation

    The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or abuses its power to squeeze out rivals who might have something better to offer....
  • EU accuses Google of abusing Internet search dominance

    Like other U.S. high-tech titans, Google Inc. is learning that doing business in Europe is no vacation. The European Union's antitrust chief on Wednesday accused Google of abusing its search engine dominance to favor its own comparison shopping services...
  • Microsoft case shows Google could face long, costly antitrust fight

    Microsoft case shows Google could face long, costly antitrust fight
    If Google Inc. did an online search of how European antitrust regulators tangled with Microsoft Corp. during the last decade, Google would see it could be facing a long, costly fight of its own. Officials of the 28-nation European Union on Wednesday...
  • Reports: Google facing antitrust showdown in Europe

    Reports: Google facing antitrust showdown in Europe
    European regulators are poised to file a complaint alleging Google has been abusing its dominance in Internet search to thwart competition and innovation, according to memo that the company sent to its employees Tuesday. Kent Walker, Google's general...