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  • E-Books are seen on an ipad.

    A judge denied a bid by Apple to hold off a trial accusing the company of conspiring with publishers to fix e-book prices.

  • High-flying airline deal headed to court     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 6:43 AM ET

    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.

  • China to 30 foreign firms: Confess antitrust sins Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 10:57 AM ET
    A paramilitary police officer stands guards in front of flags at Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

    A senior Chinese official put pressure on around 30 foreign firms to confess to any antitrust violations and warned them against using external lawyers to fight accusations from regulators, sources said.

  • The big bank is getting hit with a class-action lawsuit over its aluminum storage methods, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Apple Says It Did Nothing Wrong     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    The tech giant is pushing back against a ruling it violated antitrust laws, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • How the App Store Changed the World     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    Lance Ulanoff, Mashable, and Brian Heater, Engadget, discuss a judge's ruling that Apple violated antitrust laws. They also look at the impact on competition in software applications.

  • AMD'S Epic Court Battle Ends in Victory     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 6:19 AM ET

    Hector Ruiz, "Slingshot" author, discusses Advanced Micro Devices' antitrust fight with Intel.

  • Beer Companies Settle the Tab     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    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 Cook Ordered to Testify in E-Books Case Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 4:54 PM ET
    Tim Cook

    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.

  • Microsoft Fined $731 Million for Broken Promise Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 6:37 AM ET
    Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer.

    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.

  • Stakes Are High for Apple in E-Book Antitrust Case Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    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.

  • Alaska: The Next Libor Litigation Frontier? Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 6:05 AM ET
    Anchorage, Alaska

    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.

  • Scrutinizing Google’s Reign Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 11:28 AM ET
    Google

    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.

  • Aerospace and Defense Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    How much do you know about the business side of the aerospace and defense industries? Take our quiz and find out.

  • Federal Judge Threatens Comcast's NBCUniversal Merger Thursday, 28 Jul 2011 | 10:23 AM ET

    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.

  • College Football BCS, Justice Department to Meet Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 2:53 PM ET
    Football

    The Justice Department, which has raised antitrust concerns about college football's Bowl Championship Series, will meet with the organization this summer.

  • Avis Gets Manageable Solution for Dollar Thrifty Bid Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 11:59 AM ET
    Avis auto rental kiosk

    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.

  • WTO Ruling 'Clear Win for Fair Trade': Boeing Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 12:28 PM ET
    The Boeing 787 Dreamliner made its international debut at the Farnborough Airshow in the UK in July.

    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.