*Brazil antitrust watchdog rules against Telefonica. *Telefonica prefers sale of Brazil unit, Fossati against. Telecom Italia's 67 percent stake in TIM Participacoes has become an issue since TIM Brasil's biggest rival, Spain's Telefonica, agreed a deal in September to gradually take over Telecom Italia's controlling shareholder group, Telco.» Read More
Hector Ruiz, "Slingshot" author, discusses Advanced Micro Devices' antitrust fight with Intel.
Rob Sands, President & CEO of Constellation Brands talks with CNBC's David Faber, about the company's settlement with regulators, allowing it to move forward in its purchase of Grupo Modelo; a move that will transform the wine seller to a beer giant.
Apple CEO Tim Cook must testify in a federal antitrust lawsuit that alleges price-fixing by Apple and e-book publishers, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The European Union fined Microsoft Corp 561 million euros ($731 million) for failing to offer users a choice of Web browser, an unprecedented sanction that will act as a warning to other firms involved in EU antitrust disputes.
Apple may find itself in hot water if the Justice Department's antitrust allegations involving e-books go to trial.
The U.S. will bring to the table the "coordinated effects" theory and internal documentation in their attempts to kill the proposed Anheuser-Busch InBev and Grupo Modelo merger deal.
The Libor scandal, which began in London with bankers accused of manipulating a key global interest rate, has reached the Alaskan wilderness. Or at least that's the hope of New York plaintiffs' lawyer Brian Murray.
The huge pricetag for Instagram may raise regulatory red flags.
Discussing the hearings in Washington, DC as Capital One tries to merge with ING, but could the deal violate antitrust laws and hurt consumers? Neil Weinberg, American Banker editor-in-chief; John Taylor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition CEO; Josh Steiner, Hedgeye Risk Management weigh in.
Google’s slogan may be don’t be evil, but a growing chorus of antitrust regulators in the United States and Europe want to know if the company has lived up to that creed. The New York Times reports.
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The way Comcast deals with content providers for its websites may be creating an obstacle to its acquisition of NBC Universal, the parent company of CNBC.
CNBC's David Faber with the latest details on the Williams/Southern Union takeover bid.
Discussing whether the government probe is a threat for the tech giant, with Heath Terry, Canaccord Genuity; Keith Hylton, Boston University law professor; and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the internet giant is being formally investigated by the Feds over antitrust allegations.
The Justice Department, which has raised antitrust concerns about college football's Bowl Championship Series, will meet with the organization this summer.
After months of negotiations and delay, Avis Budget Group has finally received specifics from the Federal Trade Commission about what it must do in order to move ahead with any purchase of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group.
The World Trade Organisation’s ruling that European subsidies for Airbus must end is “a clear, final win for fair trade,” the company’s main US competitor Boeing said today.
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.
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.