NEW YORK, March 26- A U.S. judge on Thursday refused to dismiss antitrust litigation accusing a variety of Wall Street banks and commodity merchants of conspiring to drive up aluminum prices by reducing supply. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan said metals purchasers may pursue claims against affiliates of Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase&...» Read More
Dollar General, which is vying with rival Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar, also received a second request from the FTC under U.S. anti-trust regulations, Family Dollar said. In August, Family Dollar rejected a $9 billion buyout offer from Dollar General, opting instead for a smaller cash-and-stock bid of $8.5 billion by Dollar Tree. The company also spurned...
*No EU concerns about Eli Lilly, Novartis deal. In contrast, U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly's proposed $5.4 billion takeover of Swiss peer Novartis's animal health business triggered no such worries and will be cleared unconditionally, the sources said. Eli Lilly is buying the Novartis unit to strengthen and diversify its Elanco unit.
The latest in Google's 4-year battle to defend itself in an EU antitrust case.
The anti-corruption campaign which has swept across China in the last two years has gone global. The Financial Times reports.
China's clampdown on corruption and extravagance has benefited the world's largest advertising agency, WPP's CEO told CNBC.
NDRC's direction of investigations has drawn heavy criticism from foreign officials and the overseas business community.
Workers in a southern Chinese plant downed tools after Beijing's anti-graft campaign deprived them of free mooncakes. The Financial Times reports.
Foreign companies in China appear to be pushing back against increased scrutiny from Chinese government anti-trust enforcers. The New York Times reports.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is paying almost $1 million to the government for failing to make disclosures required by antitrust law ... again.
Mercedes-Benz has been found guilty of manipulating prices for after-sales services in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
China's recent anti-monopoly law enforcement may be less about targeting foreign companies than combating another potential threat: income inequality.
European companies have lashed out at the Chinese government, saying that they have been subject to "intimidation tactics" by officials.
Men in suits and casual business wear barged into Mercedes-Benz's east China sales office, near Shanghai's Hongqiao international airport on Monday.
Microsoft should not obstruct an anti-trust investigation by Chinese regulators, the SAIC said on Monday.
After 21st Century Fox's failed bid to acquire Time Warner, the question arises as to what other media giants are now in play for purchase?
Andre Barlow, former DOJ trial attorney, and Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter, share insight on emerging antitrust issues as consolidation efforts seep through the media sector.
U.S. chipmaker Intel lost on Thursday its challenge against a record 1.06-billion-euro ($1.44 billion) fine handed down by the European Union.
There's no such thing as gate-keeping anymore, says Gerald Levin, former chairman & CEO of Time Warner, explaining why he supports the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Blocking the merger prevents innovation, says Levin.
A judge denied a bid by Apple to hold off a trial accusing the company of conspiring with publishers to fix e-book prices.
American Airlines and U.S. Airways are taking the Justice Department to court to contest a lawsuit against their merger. Kevin Starke, CRT Capital Group analyst, provides a legal perspective on the case.