E.U. Staff Pushing For Intel Charges: Report

Law360, New York (January 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- After a six-year investigation, staff members at the European Union have reportedly asked Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes to ready formal charges against microprocessor giant Intel Corp. for its alleged unfair business practices, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The newspaper first broke word of the potential charges on Wednesday, with sources close to the matter claiming that antitrust experts had recommended that the Commission draw up a new set of objections against Intel.

The EU has been scrutinizing the company’s business practices for years at the...
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