| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:05 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. In a potential boost for its attempt to acquire Family Dollar, the CEO of Dollar Tree said Thursday that he anticipates federal antitrust regulators will require the company to divest fewer of its stores to gain approval for the deal.
| Nov 19, 2014
| 11:20 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Family Dollar said Wednesday that it plans to delay a shareholder vote on its proposed acquisition by Dollar Tree nearly two weeks, to give federal antitrust authorities more time to review the deal.
The vote is now scheduled for Dec. 23....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:18 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:54 AM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:13 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:32 AM
The Federal Trade Commission is considering a possible antitrust lawsuit against Sysco Corp's $3.5 billion deal to buy Rosemont-based US Foods, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The FTC has been...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:23 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The nation's largest airlines are reporting record profits thanks to a stronger economy and declining fuel costs. But don't expect the once-struggling industry to pass its good fortune on to travelers during the upcoming holidays.
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow.
Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The Supreme Court could rein in state licensing boards that critics argue have become antitrust "cartels" that hurt consumers and hinder competition.
The high court heard arguments Tuesday in a case involving dentists who used their control over a state...