It has taken longer for the administration of President Donald Trump to get its top antitrust lawyer in place at the U.S. Department of Justice than any since President Jimmy Carter, leaving the division running at a limited clip some six months into Trump's tenure.
European energy firms are reportedly considering pooling their distribution networks in a bid to sidestep regulators’ proposals to increase competition in the energy sector by forcing companies to unbundle their production and distribution capabilities.
Various critics, including the industry association Comptel, voiced their opposition to the Federal Communication Commission over Verizon’s bid for forbearance from unbundling requirements in six major metropolitan areas.
Advancing its fight against rising cable prices, the Federal Communications Commission on Monday published new rules designed to encourage competition in local cable markets by relaxing laws for cable franchise acquisitions.
The Australian government has approved the $8.6 billion (A$11.1 billion) takeover bid for Qantas Airways Ltd. by Airline Partners of Australia after APA promised to expand service internationally and throughout Australia.
A gross communication failure and lackluster oversight have been blamed for the disappearance of innumerable e-mails Intel Corp. was obligated to produce to rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. in their long-running antitrust lawsuit.
If National Grid PLC gets the go-ahead to take over fellow natural gas powerhouse KeySpan Corp., the deal will likely cause Long Island, N.Y. residents’ rates to soar, New York lawmakers said Monday.
United Airlines Inc. has been hit with a proposed consumer class action that claims the airline uses its monopoly on non-stop flights between Washington, D.C. and San Francisco to enforce anti-competitive ticket-purchasing rules.
A California superior court kicked off the jury selection process Tuesday in the long-running antitrust case alleging AT&T entered into illegal tying arrangements in other states.
The chief of the fifth largest natural gas distributor in the U.S. said he remained confident of closing a merger deal with National Grid PLC midyear, despite criticism of the transaction by New York’s utilities regulator.
European energy companies should have more time to open markets before regulators move forward with proposals to quell anti-competitive practices in the energy sector through unbundling, according to a senior industry executive.
Fueling the battle between Britain’s top two media conglomerates, Virgin Media has threatened to take British Sky Broadcasting to the United Kingdom High Court if their dispute over the price of certain channels is not resolved in 30 days.
Swisscom faces fresh troubles less than a month after being fined for overcharging customers for mobile phone termination fees. Switzerland’s competition watchdog has reportedly launched a probe into whether the state-owned telecom group overcharged competitors for high-speed Internet access.
A long-time competition attorney with particular experience in mergers and acquisitions is moving to Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, a large Canadian business law firm.
The world’s big semiconductor makers, already facing antitrust allegations over prices for LCDs, DRAM and SRAM technology, have been hit with a suit claiming price-fixing in the flash memory chip market.
The French competition authority has fined Sony Computer Entertainment France €800,000 for fixing prices with retailers during the launch of its PlayStation 2 game console in France.
After years of negotiations, the United States and the European Union on Friday agreed on a preliminary deal that, if approved by each side, will make strides towards liberalizing the transatlantic aviation market.
In a move to weaken U.S. influence further, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has reportedly called on neighboring countries to join him in the creation of a South America natural gas cartel.
Despite an attempt by drug wholesalers to block a controversial arrangement between Pfizer Inc. and a drug wholesaling arm of London-based Alliance Boots, a United Kingdom court has allowed the deal—which would force pharmacists to purchase medicines directly from the American pharmaceutical giant—to move forward.
Despite heightened concerns and the threat of lawsuits from farm groups, Monsanto Co. is plowing ahead with its plans to acquire Delta & Pine Land Co. for $1.5 billion.
The antitrust practice at Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP has snagged two attorneys from Cohen Milstein Hausfeld & Toll PLLC, adding Linda P. Nussbaum and Susan R. Schwaiger to its New York office.