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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • AT&T, T-Mobile Deal Will Be Approved: Evercore's Altman Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 12:10 PM ET
    Roger Altman

    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.

  • Stephen Axinn

    The fate of some of the biggest takeover deals in recent weeks will ultimately rest in the hands of antitrust regulators, an antitrust attorney told CNBC Monday.

  • Google: Sure It's Big. But Is That Bad? Saturday, 22 May 2010 | 7:02 PM ET
    A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    The Silicon Valley lawyer who almost single-handedly brought the antitrust weight of the government down on Microsoft is setting his crosshairs on a new target: Google.

  • QUIZ: ExxonMobil Friday, 7 May 2010 | 2:15 PM ET
    It's amazing that the shoe and apparel company with the most memorable Super Bowl spot, isn't Nike. It's Reebok, which was smart enough to pick up on this office linebacker short and turn it into  it  own.  I love when Terry says, "Hi, Janice!"

    With 38 oil refineries in more than 20 countries and a daily capacity of over 6 million barrels, ExxonMobil is one of the largest public companies in the world. How much do you know about it?

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has received FTC and Justice Department antitrust clearance for its planned $26 billion purchase of Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe CEO Matt Rose says the railroad's proposed acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway is being "very warmly received" by Washington policy makers.