NEW YORK, July 3- Aetna Inc's $37 billion deal to buy smaller health insurer Humana Inc will face rigorous scrutiny from U.S. regulators, which antitrust experts said could also make other large-scale mergers in the sector more difficult. The deal follows weeks of intense discussions about potential combinations among the five biggest U.S. health insurers:...» Read More
WASHINGTON, Jan 9- Some 20 state attorneys general have joined the federal antitrust investigation of competing bids by Dollar General Corp and Dollar Tree Inc to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc, a development that potentially complicates the companies' efforts to win U.S. approval for a deal. Family Dollar had previously disclosed that state attorneys general...
US Airways had sought under federal antitrust law to recoup three times the $317 million to $482 million it claimed to lose in overcharges and profit from Sabre's alleged illegal conduct over nearly seven years, from April 21, 2007 to March 31, 2014. District Judge Lorna Schofield in Manhattan said US Airways, now part of American Airlines Group Inc, may pursue...
US Airways had sought under federal antitrust law to recoup three times the $317 million to $482 million it claimed to have lost in overcharges and profit from Saber's alleged illegal conduct over nearly seven years, from April 21, 2007 to March 31, 2014. District Judge Lorna Schofield in Manhattan said US Airways, now part of American Airlines Group Inc, may...
Attorneys for plaintiffs and Apple made closing arguments on Monday, and the jury has begun deliberations in the Apple iPod antitrust case.
Apple's fight against antitrust allegations is now in jeopardy. Details, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
CNBC's Josh Lipton discusses the charges levied against Apple as their antitrust trial enters its third day.
Apple is fighting allegations that it violated antitrust laws, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Apple will have to fend off allegations it violated antitrust rules between 2006 and 2009, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Cyrus Mewawalla, managing director at CM Research, says the European Union's complaints against Google are not about antitrust, but about the search giant's "behavior" in the region.
Speaking ahead of a key vote on Google in the European Parliament, Spanish MEP Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, says the U.S. search giant has become a "monopoly" in Europe and is stifling the competition.
Spanish member of European Parliament Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, says that a break-up of Google's search engine operations from its commercial business is a possibility if the search giant does not offer a remedy to the antitrust case bought against it.
Jörg Wuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, explains the concerns of European businesses regarding Chinese anti-trust probes.
A new free trade agreement may give companies from South Korea a serious leg up—in China.
Dollar General may need to divest more than 4,000 stores to win approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for its acquisition of Family Dollar.
Kurt Hallead, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the proposed $67 billion merger between oil behemoths Halliburton and Baker Hughes and the possible antitrust issues it's likely to run into as oil prices head lower.
The latest in Google's 4-year battle to defend itself in an EU antitrust case.
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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.