NEW YORK, March 4- A U.S. judge has dismissed 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 rejected claims brought by aluminum purchasers against several defendants including Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan...» Read More
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.
BEIJING, Sept 16- A signboard at the top of a staircase in the ageing Beijing offices of the National Development and Reform Commission directs lawyers and company officials to numbered conference rooms for antitrust meetings.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has written to the Chinese government warning that a recent spate of antitrust investigations against foreign companies could have serious implications for U.S.- China relations, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
BRUSSELS, Sept 11- European Union antitrust regulators approved on Thursday British broadcaster BSkyB's planned $9 billion takeover of Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, which will make it the biggest pay-TV provider in Europe. The merged company will have operations in Britain, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.
BEIJING, Sept 11- China's three anti-monopoly regulators on Thursday launched a vigorous defence of their recent investigations into foreign companies, which have prompted mounting international criticism, and said they are not targeting multinational firms.
Xu also said that the NDRC's investigation of U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc was "basically done" and that Qualcomm President Derek Aberle would meet with the regulator on Friday. On Wednesday, U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez spoke publicly about reports of China's enforcement of its anti-trust law and its investigation of Qualcomm.
Workers in a southern Chinese plant downed tools after Beijing's anti-graft campaign deprived them of free mooncakes. The Financial Times reports.
BEIJING, Sept 9- China's tough competition policy is souring the mood for foreign investment, a European business lobby said on Tuesday, in the latest report to criticise Chinese regulators over a series of contentious investigations into international firms.
BEIJING, Sept 9- China's tough competition policy is souring the mood for foreign investment, a European business lobby said on Tuesday, in the latest report to criticize Chinese regulators over a series of contentious investigations into international firms.
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.