EC 'In Contact' With US Over IBM Antitrust Probe

Law360, New York (October 9, 2009, 4:18 PM EDT) -- The European Commission is cooperating with a U.S. Department of Justice probe into allegedly anti-competitive behavior by IBM Corp. but has not launched an investigation of its own despite attempts in recent years by several U.S. companies to prod the European watchdog into direct action.

The U.S.-based Computer & Communications Industry Association announced Thursday that some of its members have received civil investigation demands from the Justice Department after CCIA reached out to the government last month asking it to intervene in IBM's allegedly exclusionary business...
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