Legislation Antitrust

  • Swisher on antitrust claims on Microsoft/LinkedIn deal

    Recode's Kara Swisher discusses the news that Salesforce has urged regulators to block the deal between Microsoft and LinkedIn.

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 29- U.S. software company Salesforce called on EU regulators on Thursday to investigate antitrust issues related to Microsoft's $26 billion bid for social network LinkedIn. "Salesforce believes this raises significant antitrust and data privacy issues that need to be fully scrutinized by competition and data privacy authorities in the...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 29- U.S. software company Salesforce called on EU regulators on Thursday to investigate antitrust issues related to Microsoft's $26 billion bid for social network LinkedIn. "Salesforce believes this raises significant antitrust and data privacy issues that need to be fully scrutinized by competition and data privacy authorities in the...

  • JOHANNESBURG/ LONDON, Sept 28- Six of the world's biggest container shipping companies were raided by South African authorities on Wednesday on suspicion of colluding to inflate rates between Asia and South Africa, the country's Competition Commission said. The six companies raided comprise local subsidiaries of Denmark's Maersk, Swiss-headquartered...

  • BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT, Sept 28- EU antitrust regulators on Wednesday raised a raft of concerns over the proposed $28 billion merger between Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange, saying it could hinder competition in key financial market activities. Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange, which had anticipated criticism of the deal, immediately...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Sept 28- Six of the world's biggest container shipping companies were raided by South African authorities on Wednesday on suspicion of colluding to inflate rates between Asia and South Africa, the country's Competition Commission said. The six companies comprise local subsidiaries of Denmark's Maersk, Swiss-headquartered Mediterranean...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Sept 28- Six of the world's biggest container shipping companies were raided by South African authorities on Wednesday on suspicion of colluding to inflate rates between Asia and South Africa, the country's Competition Commission said. The six companies raided comprise local subsidiaries of Denmark's Maersk, Swiss-headquartered...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Sept 28- Six of the world's biggest container shipping companies were raided by South African authorities on Wednesday on suspicion of colluding to inflate rates between Asia and South Africa, the country's Competition Commission said. The six companies raided comprise local subsidiaries of Denmark's Maersk, Portugal's Mediterranean...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Sept 28- Six of the world's biggest container shipping companies were raided by South African authorities on Wednesday on suspicion of colluding to inflate rates between Asia and South Africa, the country's Competition Commission said. The six companies comprise local subsidiaries of Denmark's Maersk, Portugal's Mediterranean Shipping...

  • MONTREAL, Sept 27- The value of ticket sales owed to foreign airlines in Nigeria has been reduced by over 50 percent since June, the International Air Transport Association said on Tuesday, adding it is making progress to recoup billions of dollars in revenues blocked by some countries. IATA last week requested anti-trust immunity from the United States to...

  • In a report published last month, Japan's Fair Trade Commission said that NTT Docomo, KDDI Corp and Softbank Group were refusing to sell older surplus iPhone models to third party retailers, thereby hobbling smaller competitors. Both iPhone 7 and Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge model sell for 93,960 yen under Docomo's main service package without any contract, but...

  • BERLIN, Sept 22- International airlines have requested antitrust immunity from the United States to allow them to discuss routes to Venezuela, which is blocking ticket revenues from leaving the country, the International Air Transport Association said on Thursday. Airlines have around $3.8 billion in revenues trapped in Venezuela due to currency controls.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The U.S. judge overseeing litigation accusing 16 banks of rigging prices in the $5.3 trillion- a-day foreign exchange market on Tuesday narrowed but refused to dismiss lawsuits against Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley and five other large banks that have yet to settle. District Judge Lorna Schofield in Manhattan dismissed antitrust claims in a...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The U.S. judge overseeing litigation accusing 16 banks of rigging prices in the $5.3 trillion- a-day foreign exchange market on Tuesday narrowed but refused to dismiss lawsuits against Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, and five other large banks that have yet to settle. District Judge Lorna Schofield in Manhattan dismissed antitrust claims...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 19- European Union antitrust regulators opened a probe on Monday into tax deals granted by Luxembourg to French power utility Engie, stepping up the EU's campaign against tax avoidance by multinationals. The European Commission said it had concerns the tax rulings granted by Luxembourg since 2008 appeared to treat the same financial...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 19- European Union antitrust regulators opened a probe on Monday into tax deals granted by Luxembourg to French power utility Engie, stepping up the EU's campaign against tax avoidance by multinationals. The European Commission said it had concerns the tax rulings granted by Luxembourg since 2008 appeared to treat the same financial...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 19- European Union antitrust regulators opened a probe on Monday into tax deals granted by Luxembourg to French power utility Engie, stepping up the EU's campaign against tax avoidance by multinationals. The European Commission said it had concerns the tax rulings granted by Luxembourg since 2008 appeared to treat the same financial...

  • Faber Report: DOJ drops one claim in insurer merger lawsuit

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest on the merger between Anthem and Cigna.

  • Monsanto CEO: Confident the deal is 'clean'

    Bayer CEO Werner Baumann and Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant discuss the $66 billion deal for Monsanto to be acquired by the German company.

  • Taro and two of its senior officers received subpoenas last week in connection with a federal antitrust investigation into generic drug pricing.