Antitrust

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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 6 reports

EU asks rivals: Is Facebook's WhatsApp deal a bad idea?

The EU will ask Facebook's rivals and major telecoms companies if its proposed $19bn bid for WhatsApp is a bad idea before it approves the deal. In a bewildering list of questions the antitrust commission will attempt to work out if Facebook's acquisition ... [Published Expert Reviews - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Report: Judge approves EBay antitrust settlement

San Francisco – A federal judge has reportedly approved an antitrust settlement EBay reached in May 2012. The settlement relates to a secret deal EBay reached with tax preparation software provider Intuit in which the two companies agreed not to hire ... [Published Chain Store Age - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

EU Antitrust Officials Examine Facebook-WhatsApp Deal

EU antitrust regulators are asking Facebook’s rivals and telecoms operators whether the world No. 1 online social network’s proposed $19 billion bid for mobile messaging startup WhatsApp will lead to price hikes and curb innovation. The move came after ... [Published GigaLaw.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Enforcement Bureau Announces Deputy Bureau Chief Appointment

Paula L. Blizzard will join the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Enforcement Bureau as its new Deputy Bureau Chief. Ms. Blizzard was previously a partner with a San Francisco-based litigation law firm and also served as a trial attorney ... [Published Bennet & Bennet - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

China's Antitrust Regulators Press Microsoft for Answers

After two raids on Microsoft's offices in China, the country's government gives the software giant 20 days to provide answers about its use of software verification codes.Microsoft is facing renewed pressure from China's antitrust agency this week.Regulators ... [Published eWeek - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 45 reports

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.Click to Continue » ... [Published Macon Telegraph - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 10 reports

China unfairly targets foreign firms, says lobby group

Foreign companies feel they are being unfairly targeted by Chinese anti-competition regulators according to a US business lobby group.In an effort to enforce a 2008 anti-monopoly law China has increasingly been targeting foreign firms, such as US chipmaker ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - 7 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

Zhejiang insurers penalized for price manipulation

Customers choose a car at an auto dealer in Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang Province. Photo: ICAntitrust finesChina's antitrust watchdog Tuesday announced combined fine of 110 million yuan ($17.8 million) on 23 property insurance companies and an insurance ... [Published Global Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 20 reports

Facebook's WhatsApp deal is under EU investigation

The EU is investigating whether Facebook's big bucks purchase of the immensely popular WhatsApp is good for the public, and will decide by the beginning of next month whether it ratifies the deal.Facebook's $16 billion purchase - equivalent to £9.5bn ... [Published TechRadar.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 51 reports

Microsoft given a deadline by Chinese government to respond to antitrust questions

In late July, Microsoft saw at least four of its offices in China get raided by government personnel, confiscating documents and computer hardware in what would later be confirmed to be part of an antitrust investigation.The details of the investigation ... [Published Phone Arena - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

'Antitrust probes aim to ensure market transparency and rights of consumers'

2014-09-02 13:31 China Daily Web Editor: Qin Dexing1China is clamping down on monopolistic activities in a wide range of industries, using its six-year-old antitrust law. But recent cases of well-known multinationals, including Microsoft Corp, Qualcomm ... [Published Ecns.cn - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 5 reports

Judge dismisses aluminum warehousing antitrust suits

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. , J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. , Glencore Plc and other firms won dismissal of lawsuits accusing them of restricting aluminum supplies in a conspiracy to drive up prices.U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest has thrown out the antitrust ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Sep 01 2014]

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In his opinion, Uhler said that Pennsylvania's juvenile courts were created "to provide guidance and rehabilitation for the child and protection for society, not to affix criminal responsibility, guilt and punishment."
"Savaria is a talented and highly respected litigator," said Heidi Levine, co-managing partner of DLA Piper's New York office. "She will be a welcome addition to our litigation and white collar teams, and an asset to our clients in New York, DC and nationwide."
"Such accusations are groundless and baseless," the China Daily quoted Mr Xu as saying. "Some of the NDRC monopoly investigations involve overseas multinationals, but that does not mean that we are targeting them."
...and difficult for local managers to anticipate or adapt to," Mr Gilligan wrote in a note accompanying a report on China's investment environment. "Our member companies strive hard for full compliance and need support and greater clarity to achieve that goal."

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Judge John Uhler retires to take on 'complex li... [Published York Daily Record - 23 mins ago]
Maersk-MSC tie-up approval may run to late 2014 [Published GCTL8.com - 42 mins ago]
U.S. companies complaining of unfair treatment ... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - 43 mins ago]
COMPUWARE INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP ... [Published Finwin - 43 mins ago]
Commercial Litigator Savaria Harris joins DLA P... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
Davis Polk Advises Blackbaud on Its Acquisition... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
Report: Judge approves EBay antitrust settlement [Published Chain Store Age - 1 hour ago]
China probes not protectionist, says regulator [Published Business Times Singapore - 1 hour ago]
Foreign firms targeted in China, says American ... [Published Business Times Singapore - 1 hour ago]
Freshfields Initiates Expansion of US Transacti... [Published Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP - 1 hour ago]
Aggressive Moves: Dollar General Ups Bid for Fa... [Published Accessories Magazine - 1 hour ago]
Why acquiring Twitch would have made sense for ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 1 hour ago]
U.S. Judge Approves Settlement In EBay Case Ove... [Published IT Business Net - 1 hour ago]
Savaria Harris Joins DLA Piper in New York Office [Published JD Journal - 1 hour ago]
DLA Piper Announces Savaria Harris Will Join It... [Published JD Journal.com - 1 hour ago]
EU Antitrust Officials Examine Facebook-WhatsAp... [Published GigaLaw.com - 1 hour ago]
Do as I say, not as I do [Published Lexology - 1 hour ago]
Revenues rise at Gemalto [Published Security Document World - 1 hour ago]
Eric Cantor Cashes In [Published Atlantic Monthly - 2 hours ago]
Biz Break: Tesla momentum 'is like a freight tr... [Published Oakland Tribune - 2 hours ago]
Eric Cantor Cashes In [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 2 hours ago]
Google Bans Disconnect.me App From Play Store B... [Published Techdirt - 2 hours ago]
EBay's anti-poaching settlement with feds appro... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 2 hours ago]
Law Firm Kirby McInerney LLP Investigating Pote... [Published BioSpace - 2 hours ago]
Wall Street likes the idea of a Staples-Office ... [Published Fortune - 3 hours ago]
Enforcement Bureau Announces Deputy Bureau Chie... [Published Bennet & Bennet - 3 hours ago]
CEO: Selling of Compuware won't change company'... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - 3 hours ago]
ATFA Member NML Capital Serves Four Additional ... [Published TickerTech.com - 3 hours ago]
OSB Makers Keep Output High Despite Slipping Pr... [Published Building Products Digest - 3 hours ago]
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DLA Piper Announces Savaria Harris Will Join It... [Published JD Journal.com - 1 hour ago]
Summary : DLA Piper announces that Savaria Harris has joined its New York office. Ms. Harris will practice in both New York and Washington, D.C. She joins the firm’s litigation practice with a wealth of knowledge and experience that will enhance ...
Eric Cantor Cashes In [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 2 hours ago]
by Dish Staff He’s got a plum job at Moelis, an investment bank: Since he was elected Majority Leader in 2011, Cantor earned $193,400 a year, around $20,000 more annually than a rank-and-file member. But as Vice Chairman and Managing Director at ...
Google Bans Disconnect.me App From Play Store B... [Published Techdirt - 2 hours ago]
Having had our own run ins with Google's opaque (and often hypocritical) decision-making process at times, it's not surprising (though unfortunate) to hear of yet another case. The folks over at Disconnect.me have been working on tools to give people ...
TDC and buyout firms vie for Norway’s cable ope... [Published PE Hub Blog - 8 hours ago]
(Reuters) – Norway’s second-biggest cable operator Get expects to receive binding offers from Denmark’s TDC and two private equity funds in a sale that could value the company at around 1.4 billion euros ($1.84 billion) including debt, sources familiar ...
Dollar General Ups Bid For Family Dollar, Threa... [Published The Consumerist - 10 hours ago]
( J.G. Park ) Less than a week after Dollar General officials said they weren’t giving up on a possible relationship with Family Dollar , the No. 1 dollar store made another attempt to woo its target by flashing a huge wad of cash – this time in ...
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Breakingviews: Time for Microsoft to bid farewe... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 05 2014]
TECH PM -- The World Cup Breaks A Twitter Record [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - Jul 09 2014]
AT&T, DirecTV say deal must be done [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 24 2014]
AT&T, DirecTV say deal must be done [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jun 24 2014]
Two cement giants build future together [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 07 2014]
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Teamsters Warn Of Antitrust Obstacles To Sysco-... [Published Financial Services - Aug 28 2014]
Tyson and Hillshire Brands Announce Expiration ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Music News - Aug 27 2014]
Tyson and Hillshire Brands Reach Agreement With... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 27 2014]
Sabra Comments on Genesis HealthCare's Announce... [Published GlobeNewswire: Aerospace News - Aug 18 2014]
NIBE receives antitrust approval for the acquis... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 14 2014]
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