GO
Loading...

Antitrust

More

  • Nasdaq OMX Group has said it would consider selling NYSE Euronext’s American Stock Exchange division if it would help smooth its acquisition of the NYSE Euronext, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • AT&T, T-Mobile Deal Will Be Approved: Evercore's Altman Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 12:10 PM ET
    Roger Altman

    Roger Altman, chairman of Evercore Partners, told CNBC Thursday AT&T's deal for Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile will be approved by anti-trust regulators. He also defended Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett.

  • Stephen Axinn

    The fate of some of the biggest takeover deals in recent weeks will ultimately rest in the hands of antitrust regulators, an antitrust attorney told CNBC Monday.

  • Google: Sure It's Big. But Is That Bad? Saturday, 22 May 2010 | 7:02 PM ET
    A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    The Silicon Valley lawyer who almost single-handedly brought the antitrust weight of the government down on Microsoft is setting his crosshairs on a new target: Google.

  • QUIZ: ExxonMobil Friday, 7 May 2010 | 2:15 PM ET
    It's amazing that the shoe and apparel company with the most memorable Super Bowl spot, isn't Nike. It's Reebok, which was smart enough to pick up on this office linebacker short and turn it into  it  own.  I love when Terry says, "Hi, Janice!"

    With 38 oil refineries in more than 20 countries and a daily capacity of over 6 million barrels, ExxonMobil is one of the largest public companies in the world. How much do you know about it?

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has received FTC and Justice Department antitrust clearance for its planned $26 billion purchase of Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe CEO Matt Rose says the railroad's proposed acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway is being "very warmly received" by Washington policy makers.

  • Intel Faces Antitrust Suit From New York Wednesday, 4 Nov 2009 | 11:40 AM ET
    Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    New York's attorney general has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel, claiming the company used "illegal threats and collusion" to dominate the marketplace for computer microprocessors.

  • Do you remember that very strong European Competition czar who battled Microsoft and Intel, accusing them of anti-competitive behavior? The question now is: will she be strong enough to battle Germany’s Angela Merkel?

  • Kneale: Obama, IBM and How to Kill Silicon Valley Thursday, 8 Oct 2009 | 4:35 PM ET

    The Obama Posse is hellbent-for-leather on a misguided crusade to rein in the one clear growth engine of the American manufacturing economy: high-tech.

  • US Inquiry Into Hiring at High-Tech Companies Wednesday, 3 Jun 2009 | 4:25 AM ET

    The Justice Department has begun an investigation into whether the recruiting practices of some of the largest technology companies violated antitrust laws, according to two people with knowledge of the investigation, the New York Times reported.

  • Microsoft, Justice Agree to Extend Some Oversight Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 3:14 PM ET

    Microsoft and the Justice Department agreed to extend some portions of federal antitrust oversight for 18 months, according to court papers filed Thursday.

  • Yahoo-Google Revised Deal Still Unlikely: Analyst Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 5:12 PM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    The new search advertising deal between Yahoo and Google is unlikely to win U.S. antitrust approval, and therefore may open the door to a new bid for Yahoo from Microsoft, an analyst said.

  • Google/Yahoo Ad Deal Keeps Stirring Up The Controversy Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 11:26 AM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    On Monday the World Federation of Advertisers, which represents 55 national advertiser associations, said it asked the European Union to block the partnership, which is expected to launch next month.

  • Intel Said to Be Facing Antitrust Investigation Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 11:52 AM ET
    Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    The Federal Trade Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation of Intel, The New York Times reported.

  • South Korea Says Intel Abused Dominant Position Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 12:09 AM ET

    South Korean regulators said on Thursday Intel had abused its dominant position in the local market and ordered the world's top semiconductor maker to pay a fine of about $26 million.

  • State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal holds a press conference in his office to announce plans to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education over the federal No Child Left Behind Act in Hartford, Conn., Monday August 22, 2005. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Connecticut's Attorney General Richard Blumenthal tells Bloomberg he's investigating a possible conflict of interest involving Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.   Berkshire owns a big stake in the credit rating agency Moody's, which recently gave Berkshire's new bond insurer its highest rating, a triple-A.

  • EU Approves Thomson-Reuters Merger Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 11:26 AM ET

    Canada's Thomson won European regulatory approval Tuesday to buy news and information provider Reuters Group but must sell off financial research units to eliminate antitrust concerns, the European Commission said.

  • Microsoft/Yahoo Deal Poses Antitrust Issues: Google Sunday, 3 Feb 2008 | 3:16 PM ET

    Google Inc fired back Sunday at Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid to acquire Yahoo, accusing Microsoft of seeking to extend its computer software monopoly deeper into the Internet realm.

  • Justice 'Interested' in Microsoft-Yahoo Bid Review Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 1:03 PM ET
    Microsoft

    The Justice Department on Friday said it is "interested" in reviewing antitrust issues associated with Microsoft nearly $45 billion unsolicited bid for Yahoo.

Most Popular Video

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

GM unveils new models, hopes for strong sales this year After massive recalls, General Motors is pushing forward with new car models unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.

Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 7:23 AM ET

Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke challenges Raghuram Rajan, Reserve Bank of India governor on his views about monetary policies, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

Jonathan Geller, BGR president and editor-in-chief, weighs in on the specifications for Amazon's newly announced 3-D smartphone.