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  • Family Dollar rejects Dollar General, will stick with Dollar Tree

    Family Dollar rejected a $9.7 billion upset bid from rival Dollar General on Thursday, and will instead stick with Dollar Tree, which agreed to buy the company in July. The vote by Family Dollar's board of directors to reject Dollar General was...
  • Berkshire Hathaway agrees to settle U.S. charges on stock deal

    (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. government accusations that it violated antitrust rules by failing to report a transaction that boosted its stake in building products company USG Corp. The...
  • Berkshire Hathaway to pay $896,000 to settle antitrust reporting suit

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the investment and holding company run by billionaire Warren Buffett, agreed to pay $896,000 to settle allegations that it violated antitrust reporting requirements when acquiring stock in a Chicago building materials company last...
  • 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...
  • UCLA's Brett Hundley welcomes ruling in antitrust case involving NCAA

    Quarterback Brett Hundley said he was pleased with the ruling by a federal judge in an antitrust case that the NCAA's ban on payments to college athletes for use of their names and images unreasonably restrains trade. "It's something that needed to be...
  • NCAA will appeal ruling in Ed O'Bannon antitrust case

    Two days after losing a major antitrust case in federal court, the NCAA announced Sunday it would appeal the decision, which challenges its long-standing definition of amateurism in college sports. "We remain confident that the NCAA has not violated...
  • Dollar General announces competing bid for Family Dollar

    Dollar General has offered to buy North Carolina-based Family Dollar in a $9.7 billion deal, upsetting a recently-announced acquisition by another rival and potentially kicking off a bidding war for one of Charlotte's most prominent homegrown retailers....
  • China antitrust regulator fines two Japan auto parts makers

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Two Japanese automotive bearings makers said on Tuesday a Chinese regulator has ordered them to pay fines for violating antitrust laws as Beijing intensifies its scrutiny of business practices in the auto sector. Earlier this month, the...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • NCAA takes a major hit as federal judge rules in athlete amateur case

    A federal judge here dealt a major blow Friday to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses "unreasonably...
  • Dollar General bids $8.9 billion for Family Dollar, topping rival move

    Dollar General bids $8.9 billion for Family Dollar, topping rival move
    Dollar General Corp. launched a bidding war for Family Dollar Stores on Monday, offering $8.9 billion for the chain and besting rival Dollar Tree's bid last month. Three weeks after Dollar Tree offered $74.50 a share, or about $8.5 billion for Family...