The U.S. International Trade Commission will continue to investigate the possibility of increasing taxes on imports of citric acid and certain citrate salts from China and Canada, having determined that a U.S. industry was likely injured by the imports.
The European Commission has decided to investigate Italy's €300 million ($465 million) emergency loan to help keep Alitalia SpA afloat to see if it runs afoul of European Union laws that prevent illegal and anti-competitive state aid.
A British court has sentenced three businessmen charged with participating in a marine hose cartel to between two and a half and three years’ imprisonment, marking the first convictions for cartel offenses since criminal prosecution powers were given to the United Kingdom’s competition regulator.
A retired U.S. Army colonel has pled guilty to accepting cash and a vacation to Thailand in exchange for helping a military contractor win a $12 million bid to build warehouses in Iraq.
U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) has reportedly accused Sirius Satellite Radio CEO Mel Karmazin of misleading Congress on aspects of the company's planned merger with XM Satellite Radio Holdings, adding to a growing chorus of unrest surrounding the deal.
American Express Co. has been hit with lawsuits by Rite Aid Corp., CVS Pharmacy Inc. and Walgreen Co., which allege that rules imposed on merchants who accept the company's credit card violate federal antitrust laws.
AstraZeneca LP has asked an Alabama judge to reject at least part of a $215 million jury verdict against the company in a Medicaid drug pricing suit filed by the state of Alabama.
Discover Financial Services Inc. is seeking $6 billion in damages from MasterCard Inc. and Visa USA Inc. in an antitrust suit accusing the credit card leaders of wielding their power to shut Discover out of the marketplace, according to a Visa memorandum unsealed on Monday.
Another attempt to dismiss a class action against milk producers for allegedly fixing the prices of milk was tossed on Friday, after a federal judge found that the plaintiffs' claims passed all the issues raised by the defendants.
Drug companies at the center of multidistrict litigation over falsely inflated average wholesale drug prices have lost their bid to keep the state of Utah's claims before a federal judge.
Four developing nations have appealed the adoption of Microsoft Corp.'s Open Office XML document format as an international standard for word processing documents, the International Organization for Standardization revealed on Monday.
Virginia-based Inova Health System has dropped its bid to swallow a rival, citing the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's challenge to the $200 million proposal.
The U.S. Department of Justice will allow Verizon Communications Inc. to proceed with its proposed $2.7 billion acquisition of Rural Cellular Corp., provided it sells off airwaves in six geographic areas in three states.
Defendants in the multidistrict vitamin C antitrust litigation have again asked the judge to dismiss the case against them, saying that a supplemental memorandum filed by the plaintiffs has changed nothing.
Air France KLM SA's bid to acquire Belgian airline NVM Airlines NV has been given the green light by British regulators, with a caveat that the carriers must comply with certain conditions in order to avoid restricting competition.
The launch of a formal probe into Intel Corp.'s sales practices in the microprocessor market by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has left many wondering whether the agency's seeming change of heart suggests that a new attitude toward investigations is at work at the FTC.
A bill introduced Thursday in the U.S. Senate aims at preventing credit card companies from using their market power to charge unfair interchange fees.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has asked an appeals court for an en banc review of a decision that overturned an agency finding against Rambus Inc. for allegedly monopolizing the computer memory market by deceiving a standards-setting organization about its patents.
Several drug companies are fighting Utah's bid to move its case in the multidistrict litigation over average wholesale drug prices, saying that the MDL, rather than state court, is the proper venue for the case.
A judge in Miami has shot down health benefit company Wellpoint Inc.'s bid for an injunction that would have barred eight physician groups from participating as plaintiffs in a putative class action antitrust suit against defendants that include a Wellpoint affiliate in Missouri.