AT&T Inc.’s bid to have Makan Delrahim, head of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, testify in the case challenging its planned purchase of Time Warner Inc., could help the company argue that the challenge was politically motivated, but it may not be easy and comes with some risk.
The United States and the European Union have blasted China for failing to admit the true value of the subsidies it offers to its industrial sector.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review an appeals court ruling that held that a Norwegian shipping company could be charged with bid-rigging even though it had previously signed an amnesty agreement with the government.
Three months after a federal appeals court dismissed allegations of so-called monopoly leveraging against drug maker Abbott Laboratories Inc., the lead plaintiff in the class action has appealed the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Two class action suits filed against insurance broker Marsh & McLennan Cos.Inc. have been combined with a third, creating another massive antitrust class action alleging the company illegally conspired to set prices.
A benefits broker has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the insurance unit of Prudential Financial Inc., accusing the firm of divulging its proprietary work to a rival company and conspiring to bump it out of a lucrative insurance deal.
The European Commission is cracking down on Europe's energy industry, calling for the breakup of national incumbents and setting forth severe restrictions that would be imposed on long-term gas contracts.
Signifying that a decision may not be far behind in the decades-old case, the European Commission has set up hearings on how MasterCard International Inc. establishes its bank fees for credit card transactions.
An antitrust suit in which Missouri’s Public Service Commission accuses a slew of gas companies of conspiring to manipulate the gas market by intentionally reporting false price information to various trade publications has moved from state to federal court.
A Kentucky man has filed a lawsuit against food giant Nestle, claiming the company has taken the proprietary information for his lower-temperature cooking process, and is using the knowledge to unfairly compete against him.
Not offering price quotes to small businesses in Georgia has cost Blue Cross and Blue Shield $600,000, after the Georgia Commissioner of Insurance fined the company for violating state competition laws.
Opposing a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice, German competition regulators on Thursday rejected Coherent Inc.’s proposed $376 million acquisition of a rival U.S. scientific laser company.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly eyeing a slew of mutual funds over ties the companies may have with Bisys Fund Services Inc., which last month shelled out $21.4 million for its role in a fraudulent kickback scheme that allegedly netted hundreds of millions of dollars.
An ongoing investigation into corporate governance issues at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. by the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey has been broadened to include a probe into whether or not the company violated federal securities laws.
Cable television provider Mediacom Communications Corp. has vowed to appeal, after a federal judge nixed its request for an injunction in an antitrust case in which Mediacom accused Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. of forcing it into an illegal tying arrangement.
In a blow to Warner Chilcott Ltd., the Federal Trade Commission has forbidden the pharmaceutical giant from entering into pacts where generic drug makers agree not to compete with its products, part of the recently brokered settlement over blockbuster birth control drug Ovcon 35.
A group of plaintiffs that accused the California automobile insurance industry of conspiring to keep higher-quality parts off the market has appealed its case, almost immediately after a district court dismissed the proposed antitrust class action for lack of standing.
A company that helps people cash in their life insurance policies early has become the latest target of New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, who filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing the company of engaging in anti-competitive behavior.
Microsoft Corp. has agreed to shell out up to $262 million worth of vouchers in Arkansas and Wisconsin to settle two private class action antitrust suits filed in those states, with the proposed settlements benefiting public schools as well as consumers.
Although the Spanish government has missed the deadline to respond to the European Commission’s concerns about conditions imposed by the government in the mergers of energy companies E.On and Endesa, Spain’s industry minister has assured regulators that they will have the country’s response within days.
A bankrupt soccer promoter has filed an antitrust lawsuit against United States Soccer Federation Inc., alleging it has perpetuated the idea that it is in charge of professional soccer in the U.S. to restrain competition against the soccer league it favors, U.S. Major League Soccer.