WASHINGTON, Feb 11- The Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee will hear from the top U.S. antitrust bosses next month to discuss a wave of big mergers over the past year, according to a staffer briefed on the hearing. The Justice Department's Bill Baer, the assistant attorney general for the antitrust division, and Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the...» Read More
WASHINGTON, Sept 16- Online travel company Expedia Inc, the world's largest online travel services company by bookings, has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy rival Orbitz Worldwide Inc for $1.3 billion, the Justice Department said on Wednesday. "We concluded that Expedia's acquisition of Orbitz is not likely to substantially lessen competition or harm U.S....
BRUSSELS, Sept 7- European Union antitrust regulators will give their blessing on Tuesday to General Electric's 12.4 billion euros bid for French peer Alstom's power business, its largest ever deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will hold a press conference at 1400 GMT in Strasbourg...
Victor Anthony, managing director and senior Internet media analyst at Axiom Capital Management, discusses the alleged antitrust claims that Google faces in the European Union and India.
BRUSSELS, Aug 27- Google, the world's most popular Internet search engine, rejected on Thursday European Union antitrust charges that it abused its market power, saying they lacked any economic or legal basis. "Economic data spanning more than a decade, an array of documents and statements from complainants all confirm that product search is robustly...
BRUSSELS, Aug 25- European Union antitrust authorities are investigating possible anti-competitive practices in precious metals trading as they joined other regulators in a crackdown on possible rigging of the markets. The EEA refers to the 28- country European Union, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. "In April 2015, the European Commission issued a...
Aug 24- Third Point LLC, the hedge fund firm run by activist investor Daniel Loeb, has settled U.S. regulatory charges that it failed to properly seek antitrust clearance while it built a big stake in Yahoo Inc in 2011.. The settlement, announced on Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission, resolves claims that Third Point took five weeks...
SAO PAULO, Aug 19- Brazilian engineering company Camargo Correa has agreed to pay fines of more than 104 million reais and admit to participating in a cartel that fixed prices on contracts with state-run oil producer Petrobras, antitrust regulator Cade said on Wednesday. Camargo Correa was the first of Brazil's construction companies whose top executives...
David Cordani, Cigna Corp. president & CEO, discusses antitrust questions that have surfaced around its pending deal with Anthem. And Cordani weighs in on drug affordability and containing prices.
CNBC's Bertha Combs reports the details of Cigna's rebuff of Anthem's bid.
AMC, Regal, and Cinemark Theaters are being probed by the Justice Department for possible antitrust violations.
Movie theater chain Cinemark said it had received formal inquiries from the U.S. Department of Justice related to an antitrust probe.
EU regulators decided Tuesday that they would file charges against Google stemming from an antitrust investigation, according to reports.
Dollar Tree said the Federal Trade Commission wants about 340 stores to be divested for the $8.5 billion takeover of Family Dollar to go through.
The credit card company's rules for merchants violate antitrust laws, a US judged ruled Thursday.
General Electric's bid for Alstom's power equipment business is likely to face a full-scale investigation by EU antitrust regulators.
Expedia's blockbuster purchase of Orbitz represents a dramatic move in the larger, ongoing battle for travelers' dollars. NBC News reports.
Staples is agreeing to acquire Office Depot for $6.3 billion in a cash and stock deal. Staples co-founder and former Chairman and CEO Tom Stemberg, discusses the likelihood of antitrust scrutiny for the deal.
Attorneys for plaintiffs and Apple made closing arguments on Monday, and the jury has begun deliberations in the Apple iPod antitrust case.
Apple's fight against antitrust allegations is now in jeopardy. Details, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
CNBC's Josh Lipton discusses the charges levied against Apple as their antitrust trial enters its third day.