Antitrust

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Name: Antitrust
First reported 50 mins ago - Updated 11 mins ago - 5 reports

Family Dollar rejects Dollar General bid

Washington (AFP) - Discount chain Family Dollar rejected a $9.7 billion takeover bid by larger rival Dollar General Thursday, saying the tie-up could run afoul of US anti-monopoly rules.Dollar General launched a bidding war Monday for Family Dollar Stores, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 8 reports

NDRC, SK talk Qualcomm issue

CHINESE antitrust officials have met with their South Korean counterparts to discuss violations by US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, sources said, as Beijing reaches out to regulators overseas to complete a case that could result in record fines at home.Qualcomm ... [Published Shanghai Daily - 16 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 4 reports

Lexus to cut spare parts prices by average 26%

LEXUS, the luxury brand of Toyota, yesterday said it will cut the prices of its spare parts by 26 percent on average from next month, in response to the industry-wide anti-trust investigation led by the National Development and Reform Commission.The announcement ... [Published Shanghai Daily - 16 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 62 reports

Dollar-Store CEOs Clash Over Events Before Rejected Deal

The dollar-store wars are devolvinginto a he said-he said dispute.Dollar General Corp. says Family Dollar Stores Inc. misledit by not mentioning that it was in takeover talks with DollarTree Inc. Family Dollar says it couldn’t disclose thosediscussions ... [Published Bloomberg - 8 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Jim Cramer Says Family Dollar's Antitrust Issues Are a Red Flag

Family Dollar Stores rejected a $9 billion offer from Dollar General, reaffirming support for a lower bid from Dollar Tree instead. Family Dollar says it is worried Dollar General will be blocked by antitrust hurdles and Jim Cramer says that's a redhttp://www.firstcoastnews.com/video/3742179975001/1/Jim-Cramer-Says-Family-Dollars-Antitrust-Issues-Are-a-Red-Flag ... [Published First Coast News - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 13 reports

Berkshire Hathaway fined $896,000 by DoJ

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to pay a $896,000-civil penalty to settle charges of pre-merger reporting and waiting requirements at the time of its acquisition of voting securities of USG Corp, the Department of Justice announced ... [Published domain-b - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 19 reports

China Investigates Lexus For Anti-Monopoly Violations

25 sec DownloadToyota says it will lower prices of auto parts for its Lexus models in China. This comes after Chinese regulators raised concerns over possible antitrust violations in the country's auto industry. ... [Published NPR - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 7 reports

Berkshire Hathaway settles antitrust lawsuit

(CNN) – Warren Buffet admits his firm made a mistake and will pay a nearly $900,000 settlement to the federal government.Berkshire Hathaway acknowledged it should have told regulators about plans to acquire a building supply company last December.The ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 9 reports

New rules mulled for the auto industry

12 Japanese suppliers fined a record $201 million for price manipulationChina is considering drafting new rules for the automotive industry on the basis of its Anti-Monopoly Law, according to an official at the nation's antitrust regulator.He made the ... [Published Ecns.cn - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 6 reports

Antitrust advances nation to rule of law

A record anti-trust fine totaling 1.23 billion yuan ($201.12 million) has been levied on 12 Japanese companies by the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission. These auto parts makers are expected to pay a great cost for fixing prices in the ... [Published Global Times - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: China, Antitrust, Monopoly
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 24 reports

2 Japanese auto bearings manufacturers fined for anti-trust violation

Japanese NTN staff prepare for a product show in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. (File photo/Xinhua)The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) fined two Japanese suppliers of automotive bearings Tuesday for market monopolization practices, reports ... [Published Want China Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 7 reports

FDI fall not caused by antitrust probes

It is predictable that many analysts have intuitionally connected the falling foreign direct investment into China in July to the country's recent antitrust probes, in which a number of foreign companies have been investigated.Although it is the easiest ... [Published Ecns.cn - Aug 20 2014]

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...2 billion Dollar Tree merger deal agreed just weeks agoBut Family Dollar's board said it judged that, "after consultation with its financial and legal advisors who have conducted an extensive antitrust analysis" the higher bi
Dreiling also said, "We are carefully reviewing and considering our options. Our existing all-cash proposal coupled with manageable antitrust issues continues to make our proposal superior to the current transaction agreement with Dollar Tree."
Levine, however, in today's rejection of the bid, said, "I would also like to note that Dollar General's letter, sent late last night, contained blatant mischaracterizations and did nothing to address the antitrust issues in Dollar General's proposal."
"It seems that conditions reflect the best of all worlds - U S economic growth that is neither too slow, which would put pressure on earnings - nor too fast, implying inflationary pressures which could lead to (price-to-earnings ratio) contraction and possibly accelerate the Fed’s move towards higher interest rates" said Terry Sandven, chief equity strategist at U S Bank Wealth Management in Minneapolis

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Toyota Slashes Spare Part Prices In China; Japa... [Published Bidness Etc - 8 mins ago]
Dollar-Store CEOs Clash Over Events Before Reje... [Published Bloomberg - 8 mins ago]
Dollar General responds to Family Dollar snub [Published Seeking Alpha - 9 mins ago]
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General bid [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 mins ago]
NDRC, SK talk Qualcomm issue [Published Shanghai Daily - 16 mins ago]
Lexus to cut spare parts prices by average 26% [Published Shanghai Daily - 16 mins ago]
Family Dollar: Dollar General's offer rejected ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 mins ago]
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Family Dollar rejects Dollar General bid [Published FT.com - Companies US & Canada - 50 mins ago]
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General bid [Published FT.com - Retail & Consumer - 50 mins ago]
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General bid [Published Financial Times - US homepage - 50 mins ago]
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General bid [Published FT.com - Companies - 50 mins ago]
Trust-busting in China: Unequal before the law? [Published The Economist - 51 mins ago]
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Family Dollar’s Rejection of Dollar General Is ... [Published DealBook - 39 mins ago]
Family Dollar’s shareholders are bound to be wondering how the retailer’s board can reject a higher merger offer from a rival, but the antitrust issues loom large, Steven Davidoff Solomon writes in the Deal Professor column. ...
NFL Claims Low Cheerleader Wages Are Not the Le... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 1 hour ago]
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Remember back in June, when we brought you the news that five NFL teams were being sued by their cheerleaders for their inability to pay their cheering squads anything resembling minimum wage? Well, the league has finally weighed ...
Dollar Tree Cuts Forecast Amid Expenses to Buy ... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - 3 hours ago]
Dollar Tree Cuts Forecast Amid Expenses to Buy Family Dollar Bloomberg Analysts projected $3.13, the average of estimates compiled by Bloomberg . Dollar Tree's pursuit of Family Dollar came closer to fruition today after the takeover target rejected ...
Family Dollar rebuffs Dollar General [Published Latest Econwatch Headlines - CBS News - 4 hours ago]
Amid takeover battle, discount chain cites antitrust concerns in rejecting nearly $9 billion offer ...
Family Dollar Says “No Thanks” To Deep-Pocketed... [Published The Consumerist - 5 hours ago]
( Steve Depolo ) Well, we didn’t exactly see this one coming: Family Dollar has rejected the advances of potential suitor Dollar General and its $9.7 billion bid to buy the smaller dollar store . The New York Times reports that officials with ...
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Sabra Comments on Genesis HealthCare's Announce... [Published GlobeNewswire: Aerospace News - Aug 18 2014]
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