competitive Behaviour / Price Fixing

EU regulators to rule on Disney’s $71 billion bid for Fox assets by…

EU regulators to rule on Disney’s $71 billion bid for Fox assets by…

Published 17/09/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators have set an Oct. 19 deadline for their ruling on Walt Disney’s (DIS.N) $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century [more…]

EU antitrust ruling on Microsoft buy of GitHub due by October 19

EU antitrust ruling on Microsoft buy of GitHub due by October 19

Published 17/09/2018

BURSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators will decide by Oct. 19 whether to clear U.S. software giant Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of privately held coding [more…]

Several banks dismissed from U.S. metals price-fixing lawsuits

Several banks dismissed from U.S. metals price-fixing lawsuits

Published 26/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has dismissed five large banks from two antitrust lawsuits by investors alleging multi-year conspiracies to rig prices for [more…]

Blackstone wins EU approval to buy Thomson Reuters unit

Blackstone wins EU approval to buy Thomson Reuters unit

Published 23/07/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group (BX.N) has secured EU antitrust approval to acquire a majority stake in Thomson Reuters’ (TRI.TO) Financial [more…]

Indian shopkeepers plan sit-in protest against Walmart’s Flipkart buy

Indian shopkeepers plan sit-in protest against Walmart’s Flipkart buy

Published 02/07/2018

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A lobby group of small Indian traders and shopkeepers has asked tens of thousands of its members to hold protests across the [more…]

AbbVie, AndroGel partner owe $448 million in antitrust case: U.S….

AbbVie, AndroGel partner owe $448 million in antitrust case: U.S….

Published 30/06/2018

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday found that pharmaceutical company AbbVie Inc used sham litigation to illegally prevent generic versions of testosterone replacement drug [more…]

Senate confirms first Trump picks for Federal Trade Commission

Senate confirms first Trump picks for Federal Trade Commission

Published 26/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to confirm five nominees for the Federal Trade Commission, the first commissioners chosen by President Donald [more…]

Facebook’s hidden data haul troubles German cartel regulator

Facebook’s hidden data haul troubles German cartel regulator

Published 23/04/2018

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - That the personal data of tens of millions of Facebook (FB.O) users fell into the wrong hands is troubling politicians, but [more…]

Singapore watchdog sets interim measures for Uber-Grab deal

Singapore watchdog sets interim measures for Uber-Grab deal

Published 13/04/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s competition watchdog on Friday outlined a set of interim measures for ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber Technologies to ensure an open [more…]

Google appeals India’s antitrust watchdog order for search bias

Google appeals India’s antitrust watchdog order for search bias

Published 10/04/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Online search giant Google has filed an appeal at the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal against an order from India’s competition [more…]