Microsoft Loses Bid To Toss $1.1B EU Antitrust Fine

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 1:23 PM EDT) -- A European Union court on Wednesday rejected Microsoft Corp.'s challenges to its record-breaking €899 million ($1.1 billion) antitrust fine for failing to providing interoperability data to rivals at a reasonable price, trimming only €39 million from the software company's penalty.

The EU's General Court endorsed the European Commission's approach to its first-ever sanctions against a company for failing to comply with an antitrust decision, ruling that Microsoft had all the information it needed to figure out whether the rates it was charging to its interoperability information...
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