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Legislation Antitrust

  • OXFORD, England, May 22- European Union antitrust regulators are to put major financial services firms under the microscope by examining the impact of syndicated loans on credit markets. "The fact that the Commission commissions a study in a specific market does not in any way imply that there is anti-competitive behaviour taking place or that the Commission...

  • OXFORD, England, May 22- European Union antitrust regulators are to put major financial services firms under the microscope by examining the impact of syndicated loans on credit markets. "The fact that the Commission commissions a study in a specific market does not in any way imply that there is anti-competitive behavior taking place or that the Commission...

  • OXFORD, England, May 22- EU antitrust regulators will rule in the "next few months" whether Alphabet's Google abused its dominance of internet searches and other areas, a senior European Commission official said on Monday, an outcome that could lead to a hefty fine. "In the next few months, we will reach a decision on the Google cases, Google search, AdSense and to me the...

  • OXFORD, England, May 22- EU antitrust regulators will rule in the "next few months" whether Alphabet's Google abused its dominance of internet searches and other areas, a senior European Commission official said on Monday, an outcome that could lead to a hefty fine. "In the next few months, we will reach a decision on the Google cases, Google search, AdSense and to me the...

  • OXFORD, England, May 22- EU antitrust regulators will rule in the "next few months" whether Alphabet's Google abused its dominance of internet searches and other areas, a senior European Commission official said on Monday, an outcome that could lead to a hefty fine. "In the next few months, we will reach a decision on the Google cases, Google search, AdSense and to me the...

  • OXFORD, England, May 22- EU antitrust regulators will rule in the "next few months" whether Alphabet's Google abused its dominance of internet searches and other areas, a senior European Commission official said on Monday, an outcome that could lead to a hefty fine. "In the next few months, we will reach a decision on the Google cases, Google search, AdSense and to me the...

  • TOKYO, May 19- U.S. buyout firm Bain Capital LP plans to bid around 1.5 trillion yen for a majority stake in Toshiba Corp's chip business, people with knowledge of the matter said. The bid will be made in partnership with South Korea's SK Hynix Inc but the chip maker will not take a leading role due to anti-trust concerns, the people said, declining to be identified as...

  • BRUSSELS, May 18- European Union antitrust regulators fined Facebook 110 million euros on Thursday for giving misleading information during a vetting of its deal to acquire messaging service WhatsApp in 2014.. Calling it a "proportionate and deterrent fine," the European Commission, which acts as the EU's competition watchdog, said Facebook had said it could...

  • BRUSSELS, May 17- U.S. social network Facebook is set to be penalised by EU antitrust regulators for allegedly providing misleading data related to its WhatsApp acquisition three years ago, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The move by the European Commission will come after a six-month investigation and is expected to be a stiff warning to...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— South Korea's new president named a long-time shareholder rights advocate to lead the country's antitrust regulator, as the new administration took a step Wednesday toward reining in big businesses. Kim Sang- jo, an economist who has advocated for shareholder rights and reforming chaebol, the family-controlled big businesses that...

  • SEOUL, May 16- South Korea's anti-trust regulator fined Deutsche Bank AG and BNP Paribas a total of 176 million won after it found that their branches had colluded during currency forwards auctions. South Korea's Fair Trade Commission said on Tuesday that the two banks had made illegal profits from 2011 April through 2014 November by colluding on prices of...

  • WASHINGTON, May 10- Makan Delrahim, who was chosen by President Donald Trump to be the top U.S. antitrust regulator, said on Wednesday that he would maintain independence from the White House in enforcing antitrust law. In a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee overshadowed by repercussions over Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation...

  • Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's office has opened an investigation into allegations made in civil lawsuits, filed last year in federal court in Chicago, that Tyson and other chicken processors conspired to fix prices, Tyson spokesman Gary Mickelson said. "We continue to believe the antitrust claims that prompted the Florida AG to open this...

  • *Liberty produced in Frankfurt and Mobile, Alabama. FRANKFURT, May 8- Bayer has agreed to sell its Liberty herbicide and LibertyLink-branded seeds businesses to win antitrust approval for its acquisition of Monsanto, it said on Monday. The divestment of the two global brands, a requirement imposed by South Africa's Competition Commission on Sunday, will...

  • *Sees FY adj income from ops $9.25- $9.75 per share. *Anthem files Supreme Court petition on Cigna. Analysts and antitrust experts said they expected the Supreme Court to decline to take the case.

  • BRUSSELS, May 3- EU antitrust regulators are investigating whether French utility EDF's bid for a majority stake in Areva's nuclear arm would hit competition and innovation in the nuclear services market, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The European Commission is currently examining a deal that would see state-controlled EDF acquire 51...

  • PERRIGO SAYS SEARCH WARRANTS EXECUTED AT CO'S OFFICES BY DOJ ANTITRUST DIVISION, RELATED TO INVESTIGATION OF DRUG PRICING IN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY.

  • BRUSSELS, May 2- EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 9 whether to clear smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm's $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors NV, which would make it the leading supplier to the fast-growing automotive chips market. Qualcomm, which provides chips to Android smartphone makers and Apple Inc, sought EU approval for the deal on April 28, a...

  • BRUSSELS, April 28- EU antitrust regulators scrapped on Friday an investigation into Faurecia, Germany's Eberspaecher Group and TenneCo of the United States, three years after raiding the auto suppliers and others on suspicion of anti-competitive practices. The European Commission said at the time of the raids in March 2014 they were concerned the...

  • MUMBAI, April 27- India's antitrust regulator has ordered a probe into Swiss drugmaker Roche for allegedly using anti-competitive practices to restrict cheaper copies of a blockbuster cancer drug from reaching patients. India's Biocon and U.S. firm Mylan, which together sell biosimilars of the drug in over a dozen countries including India, filed a...