The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will be considering whether to review a Second Circuit decision siding with American Express over the company's anti-steering rules and mulling other appeals in antitrust litigation. Here, Law360 provides a preview of certiorari petitions to watch in competition cases as the high court kicks off another term.
The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it will not rule on whether a California company is permitted to use state laws to launch a suit against AT&T Inc. for allegedly engaging in illegal tying arrangements in other states.
Dairy Farmers of America, the world’s largest dairy farm cooperative, has agreed to sell off its stake in a smaller rival to resolve an antitrust lawsuit filed by the U.S. Justice Department, the DOJ said Monday.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to allow Northwest Airlines Inc. to file an appeal in a long-simmering predatory pricing dispute with Spirit Airlines Inc., because an attorney for Northwest missed a filing deadline.
Seeking to toughen up its leniency program, the European Commission has proposed a series of amendments that will attempt to shed light on what companies must do to achieve immunity in cartel investigations.
Two lawmakers have jumped into the debate surrounding the proposed merger of telecommunications companies BellSouth and AT&T, sending a letter to the Department of Justice urging the agency to delay its approval of the deal.
The European Commission has grown concerned that a proposed plan by liner shipping companies to replace its longtime shipping cartel with a new information-sharing system may lead to antitrust problems.
A bill to eliminate flight restrictions at Dallas Love Field Airport inched one step closer to passage on Friday when it gained the approval of the U.S. Senate after a key critic rescinded his opposition to the proposed legislation.
El Al Israel Airlines revealed Friday that the U.S. Department of Justice has requested information related to its investigation into possible price-fixing in the air-cargo industry.
As the European Commission continues its shake-up of the gas and electricity markets in Europe, the agency’s top regulator is calling for the further unbundling of the energy industry, saying that the ownership of power generation should be separated from distribution.
Internet security maker Symantec Corp. has attacked Microsoft, claiming the software giant is wielding its monopoly power to cherry pick which security products can function on its upcoming Windows Vista operating system.
Almost a month after British Petroleum Plc. confirmed that it was under investigation for allegedly manipulating crude oil markets, the oil giant has been hit with a class action lawsuit.
Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc. launched a generic version of Cephalon Inc.’s Actiq cancer pain reliever on Wednesday after an agreement with antitrust authorities gave Barr the license to make and sell the generic version to alleviate competition concerns.
With its patented Roundup Ready seeds at the center of the debate, Monsanto Co. has been hit with an antitrust lawsuit that accuses the agricultural giant of abusing its monopoly on herbicides.
Concerned that the U.S. Department of Justice is permitting merging companies that have entered into antitrust settlements to sidestep requirements mandated by the Tunney Act, two Senators sent a letter Wednesday to the Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division seeking an explanation.
A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit brought by a group of auto manufacturers and retailers that challenges California’s efforts to curb vehicle emissions to proceed to trial, but dismissed its antitrust claims.
In a blow to Advanced Micro Devices Inc., a federal judge has dismissed a portion of AMD's antitrust suit against Intel Corp., ruling that some of the allegations fall outside the reach of U.S. law.
Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline won a big victory Wednesday when the European Court of First Instance decided that a European Commission was wrong when it said the company’s subsidiary company couldn’t charge different prices for drugs sold in Spain and those intended for export.
The European Court of First Instance has upheld fines the European Commission levied against three companies, including Archer Daniels Midland Co., for participating in a cartel to fix prices for a chemical used to clean glass and metal.
An appeals court rejected Wednesday an attempt by the European Union’s antitrust authority to revive €101 million in fines against German banks accused of fixing prices for currency conversion.
The European Commission has ruled that conditions imposed on the merger of energy companies E.On AG and Endesa SA by the Spanish government violate European Union merger regulations.