| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:01 AM
Apple Inc willdefend against allegations that it abused a monopoly position inthe digital music player market as it heads to trial in a casethat could cost the company about $1 billion if it loses.
Opening statements are scheduled to begin on Tuesday...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The European Union’s parliament is considering a proposal that pushes for Google’s dominant search engine business to be split from its other “commercial services,” according to media reports.
European lawmakers have long...
| 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.