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  • District Judge Victor Marrero in Manhattan on Monday said the Merced Irrigation District can pursue two claims that Barclays violated federal antitrust law, and one claim that the bank violated a California unfair competition law. In July 2013, Barclays was fined $435 million by the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for allegedly manipulating...

  • UTX rejects HON on value, antitrust risks

    Following the story on a Honeywell-United Technologies deal, CNBC's David Faber looks at the latest news including a statement from United Tech.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 26- Italy's antitrust authority wants to decide the fate of telecoms firm Hutchison's plan to merge its Italian subsidiary with a unit of Vimpelcom, pitting it against the EU competition authority which is currently reviewing the case. The Italian watchdog has asked the European Commission, which has been scrutinizing Hutchison's proposal to...

  • Larry Bossidy: Honeywell, United Technology 'good combination'

    Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman and CEO, weighs in on talks about a merger between United Technologies and Honeywell and the antitrust concerns about such a deal.

  • SEOUL, Feb 24- South Korea's anti-trust regulator fined Japan's Denso and Mitsubishi Electric a combined 1.14 billion won on Wednesday on charges of colluding to fix the prices of engine starter motors supplied to General Motors. This is the seventh price-fixing case involving global auto component makers probed by South Korea and comes amid a worldwide...

  • Google

    Google's parent Alphabet is stuck in an antitrust probe that could open the door for competitors like Facebook, says Robert Cryan in Breakingviews.

  • Antitrust is important consideration for HON/UTX: Faber

    CNBC's David Faber further discusses his story on a possible merger between Honeywell and United Technologies.

  • NEW DELHI, Feb 17- India's antitrust regulator has ordered an investigation into a Monsanto joint venture, saying it suspected the company had abused its dominant position as a supplier of genetically modified cotton seeds. Mahyco Monsanto Biotech, a joint venture with India's Mahyco, licenses a gene that produces its own pesticide to a number of local seed...

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 16- Drinks can makers Ball Corp and Rexam Plc have begun the process of selling assets, potentially worth more than $3 billion, to meet antitrust regulations ahead of their planned merger, several people familiar with the matter said. Ball said last week that it expects to close the merger in the first half of 2016, after receiving conditional...

  • 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...

  • *EU Commission says no bias against U.S. companies. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew called on the European Union to reconsider tax probes targeting U.S. companies on Thursday, arguing that such moves represented disturbing precedents. Lew made the plea in a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager, a...

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 10- U.S. Elo Participacoes SA, a holding company controlled by Banco Bradesco SA and Banco do Brasil, has been in negotiations to buy Citigroup's 49 percent stake in Elavon do Brasil. A deal, though, could be slowed or complicated by Brazil's antitrust regulator, Cade, the two sources said.

  • *Other sectors monitoring case for guidance on pricing methods. BRUSSELS, Feb 10- Leading shipping container groups Maersk, MSC and 13 other companies have offered to change their pricing practices to settle an EU antitrust probe and stave off possible fines, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The European Commission opened an...

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 6- The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies should be scrutinised in merger probes because they have a big impact on competition, the president of the German antitrust watchdog told a newspaper. But that obviously goes against the logic of many Internet markets, " Andreas Mundt told Sueddeutsche Zeitung's Saturday edition.

  • LONDON, Feb 5- CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd has received the EU's list of objections to its takeover of Telefonica's O2, which will create Britain's biggest mobile operator and cut the number of networks to three, a person familiar with the situation said. European Union antitrust regulators launched a full investigation last October into Hutchison's 10.3...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 2- China's anti-monopoly regulator has fined five domestic drug firms a total of close to 4 million yuan for fixing the prices of their medicines, the watchdog said on Tuesday, as the country battles to keep medicine prices down. The fine, though relatively small, indicates China's anti-trust watchdogs may be turning attention towards medicines, a...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 2- China's anti-monopoly regulator has fined five domestic drug firms a total of close to 4 million yuan for fixing the prices of their medicines, the watchdog said on Tuesday, as the country battles to keep medicine prices down. The fine, though relatively small, indicates China's anti-trust watchdogs may be turning attention towards medicines, a...

  • Faber Report: Norfolk rejects CP

    CNBC's David Faber provides insight to Canadian Pacific's new offer for Norfolk Southern.

  • FTC files lawsuit to block Staples-Office Depot merger

    The FTC filed a lawsuit to challenge the proposed merger between office supply leaders Staples and Office Depot.

  • EU's tech watchdog

    Europe's top antitrust cop stopped by the NYSE and talked to CNBC's Sara Eisen about some of her more high profile investigations.