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  • EU to Investigate Whether BT Gets Unfair State Aid Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | 10:11 AM ET

    European Union regulators said Thursday they will investigate whether British telecoms company BT Group is getting unfair financial help from the British government because its state guarantee exempts it from normal company pension rules.

  • USDA Reverses Itself on Tyson Antibiotic Label: WSJ Monday, 19 Nov 2007 | 9:54 PM ET

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture told Tyson Foods the department made a mistake and that the second-largest U.S. chicken producer could no longer label products as "raised without antibiotics," the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

  • XM Chairman Hopeful for Approval of Sirius Deal Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | 3:52 PM ET

    XM Satellite Chairman Gary Parsons told CNBC he is hopeful about federal regulatory approval for the company's proposed merger with Sirius Satellite Radio.

  • Bear Stearns Says Worst Is Over After Writedown Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 12:17 PM ET

    Bear Stearns expects to write down $1.2 billion of assets linked to mortgages in the fourth quarter, but the worst of the bank's mortgage writedowns is over, Bear's chief financial officer said.

  • EU to Launch Review of Google-DoubleClick Deal Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 12:14 PM ET

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  • XM Satellite: FTC Closes Inquiry Without Action Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | 11:52 AM ET

    XM Satellite Radio Holdings said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission closed its inquiry into XM's marketing and customer service practices without any action.

  • EU Says Raids Suspected Cathode Ray Tube Cartel Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 9:11 PM ET

    Japanese and European antitrust authorities raided companies making cathode ray tubes on Thursday on suspicion of price-fixing.

  • Cuomo Rapped by Regulator Over Mortgage Probe Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 2:51 PM ET
    Andrew Cuomo

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo was wrong to file subpoenas against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac without consulting their federal regulator and may have overreached his authority, the regulator wrote in a letter Thursday.

  • Internet Ad Self-Regulation Isn't Working, FTC Says Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 12:59 PM ET

    Internet advertisers have fallen short of promised self-regulation in respecting Internet users' privacy, a Federal Trade Commission official said, even as one firm, Tacoda, said it decided to refrain from collecting some sensitive information.

  • China Blocks Goldman Investment in Fuyao Glass Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 12:06 AM ET

    China's securities regulator has blocked a $119 million deal by Fuyao Group Glass Industries to sell a nearly 10 percent stake to an investment arm of Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs, Fuyao said on Monday.

  • Breathing Easier Thanks To The Clear Air Act Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 2:33 PM ET

    Rep. Paul G. Rogers helped win passage of the Clean Air Act Extension of 1970, one of the nation's most important pieces of legislation and a major  environmental milestone.

  • More Energy On Energy Policy Needed In Washington Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 2:31 PM ET
    Christie Todd Whitman

    Former EPA boss turned business consultant  Christine Todd Whitman says we need national policies on energy and climate change and the lack of them is frustrating business, which wants "to do the right thing."

  • FCC OKs Cable Competition for Apartments Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 12:34 PM ET

    Federal regulators on Wednesday approved a rule that would ban exclusive agreements that cable television operators have with apartment buildings, opening up competition for other video providers that could eventually lead to lower prices.

  • A Bright Future In Corning Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 11:01 AM ET

    Cramer expects this fiber-optic company to be glowing on the heels of an expected FCC ruling.

  • UK Supermarkets Bounce on Relief After Inquiry Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 5:34 AM ET

    Britain's top supermarkets could be forced to sell land to encourage competition but the biggest, Tesco, is not in such a strong position that it stifles rivals, the UK's Competition Commission said on Wednesday.

  • Ex-CEO at Army's Body Armor Maker Arrested Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 5:10 PM ET

    Two former officers at a company that supplies body armor to the U.S. Army face charges they inflated the company's stock price and made nearly $200 million in the process.

  • BP to Pay $303 Million to Settle Propane Charges Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 6:37 AM ET

    Oil major BP faces fines in excess of $300 million to settle civil and criminal probes related to market manipulation charges and a Texas refinery explosion that killed 15 workers in 2005.

  • Investors Warned Over Energy Stock Scams Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 2:06 PM ET

    A U.S. securities regulator Tuesday warned investors to be wary of scams touting huge potential profits from energy-related stocks, when the onlypeople likely to make money are those running the schemes.

  • Microsoft Will Comply with Antitrust Decision: EU Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 10:16 AM ET
    Microsoft

    Microsoft ended three years of resistance on Monday and finally agreed to comply with a landmark 2004 antitrust decision by the European Commission.

  • Huawei-3Com Deal Threatens US Security: Lawmakers Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | 9:41 PM ET

    Eight U.S. lawmakers called on the Bush administration on Monday to block a proposed buyout of Massachusetts-based technology group 3Com saying a Chinese company's role in the $2.2billion transaction "threatens the national security of the United States."