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  • Getting their due [Commentary]

    Getting their due [Commentary]
    Two recent major developments may revolutionize major college sports, potentially to the benefit of long-exploited college athletes. It's about time. On August 7 the National Collegiate Athletic Association decreed that the five major conferences...
  • 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...
  • More foreign companies are feeling unwelcome in China, survey finds

    More foreign firms are feeling unwelcome in China, the American Chamber of Commerce in China said as it released the results of a survey about the business climate in the world's second-largest economy. The lobbying group said Tuesday that 60% of 163...
  • U.S. judge approves DOJ settlement with eBay over tech hiring

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday approved a settlement between federal antitrust authorities and eBay Inc over allegations that eBay agreed to refrain from soliciting a rival company's employees. Under the deal, announced earlier this...
  • Exclusive: Alitalia, Etihad deal likely to be cleared by end of year - source

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italian airline Alitalia and Etihad Airways are expected to win EU regulatory clearance for their tie-up by the end of the year with minor concessions, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Abu Dhabi-based Etihad...
  • Big banks must face U.S. swaps price-fixing lawsuit

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Manhattan federal judge said on Thursday that investors may pursue a lawsuit accusing 12 major banks of violating antitrust law by fixing prices and restraining competition in the roughly $21 trillion market for credit default...
  • Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree faces fight for Family Dollar

    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree faces fight for Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp. raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. to $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected. The No. 1 U.S. deep-discount retailer also said it would pay a break-...
  • Dollar General raises bid for Family Dollar to $9.1 billion

    Dollar General on Tuesday upped its bid to buy Family Dollar, sweetening its all-cash offer and adding safeguards aimed at soothing Family Dollar's concerns over possible antitrust issues. The fattened $9.1 billion offer could make it harder for Family...
  • EU regulators scrap antitrust case against MathWorks

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators scrapped on Tuesday an investigation into MathWorks sparked by a complaint the U.S. software firm had refused to provide data to rivals to let their devices work with its products. The European...
  • U.S. business lobby says concerned China antitrust probes unfair

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Foreign companies are increasingly concerned they are being targeted by Chinese regulators, a U.S. business lobby said on Tuesday, as a Chinese antitrust agency defended probes into firms such as U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc . The...
  • Discounter Dollar General raises offer for Family Dollar

    Dollar General Corp. increased its offer for smaller rival Family Dollar Stores Inc., trying to derail a deal with another discounter. The nation’s largest deep discounter said Tuesday that it offered $9.1 billion in cash, or $80 per share, for...