After weeks of speculation, Disney announced a $52.4 billion deal with 21st Century Fox on Thursday that will see it acquire Fox's production studios and several other assets, and while the move is likely to receive some scrutiny because of its size and complexity, it should earn clearance from the DOJ without serious changes.
A year after raiding the offices of All Nippon Airways over suspected price-fixing of passenger surcharges, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation once again raided the airline's North American offices on Thursday.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan alleged Thursday that electricity suppliers manipulated prices at a 2006 auction involving Commonwealth Edison Co. and the Ameren Companies.
The European Commission is reportedly planning to eventually clear the $2.1 billion marriage of Universal Music Group and BMG’s publishing arm.
The Texas Senate unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would more clearly lay out the Texas Public Utilities Commission’s power to review and approve proposed transactions involving public utilities, allowing it to clamp down on the controversial $44 billion takeover of TXU Corp.
An appeals court has overturned a lower court’s decision to dismiss a trucking company’s antitrust suit alleging its competitor, Werner Enterprises Inc., lured away its newly trained truck drivers.
The former head of Morgan Crucible Company, who is currently fighting extradition to the U.S. on charges of price-fixing, may soon have his case heard by England’s highest court, after several judges agreed that the case is of importance to the general public.
A European Union high court on Thursday rebuffed British Airways’ bid to overturn a €6.8 million fine it received for abusing its dominant position in the United Kingdom airline industry in the 1990s.
Universal Music Group and BMG’s music publishing arm have offered to sell off portions of their music catalogs to appease European Union antitrust regulators and gain approval of their merger.
New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that student lenders are providing kickbacks and other perks to colleges across the country in order to entice schools to drive business their way, possibly at the expense of the students.
A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would force energy companies to prove to regulators that proposed mergers and acquisitions in the oil industry won’t hinder competition in the marketplace.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Thursday that it is blocking the acquisition of a natural gas company, claiming the sale would create a monopoly for nonresidential natural gas customers in southwestern Pennsylvania and the biggest natural gas distribution company in the state.
A construction company and its executives have been indicted on charges they rigged bids sent to BP America Co. for natural gas pipeline projects in Colorado, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission should change the way it analyzes mergers in the electricity sector to encourage more interagency cooperation and independent study of potential effects, according to an antitrust think tank.
Chem-Way Corp. has filed a lawsuit against a group of hydrogen peroxide makers, accusing them of price-fixing.
France’s competition regulator has penalized GlaxoSmithKline PLC $13.2 million, the country’s first fine for predatory pricing, for allegedly pricing an injectable antibiotic below costs to prevent generics makers from entering the market.
The European Union’s antitrust authority sent price-fixing allegations to a handful of international companies on Wednesday, taking its first formal step toward shattering an alleged cartel in the flat glass manufacturing industry.
While Ogilvy Renault LLP is over 100 years old, its antitrust practice is relatively new. Nonetheless, the firm’s established strength and client list, combined with experienced practice group leaders, have helped the practice become a leading Canadian group.
The Department of Justice frowned on Microsoft Corp.’s failure to meet interoperability deadlines on Tuesday at a quarterly court oversight session, and may allow licensees to avoid paying the corporation until it catches up.
The European Commission on Tuesday voted preliminarily to tighten the guidelines for member state regulators reviewing cross-border bank mergers and acquisitions.
In the latest of a series of suits, dozens of Quiznos restaurant owners have accused their parent company of fraudulently inducing them to purchase franchises and then exploiting them through racketeering and anticompetitive conduct.