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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Tyson wins U.S. Justice Dept antitrust nod for Hillshire deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc , the largest U.S. meat processor, on Wednesday won U.S. antitrust approval for its $8.5 billion purchase of Hillshire Brands Co . To win approval for the merger, the companies agreed to sell Heinold Hog Markets,...
  • Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover

    Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover
    Tyson Foods Inc. needs to divest its Heinold Hog Markets sow buying business in order to proceed with its $8.5 billion acquisition of Hillshire Brands Co., the Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Farmers sell sows, or female adult pigs, for...
  • Exclusive: Microsoft CEO Nadella to visit China amid antitrust probe - source

    Exclusive: Microsoft CEO Nadella to visit China amid antitrust probe - source
    BEIJING/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, the company said on Thursday, as the Chinese government conducts an antitrust investigation into the world's largest software...