After uncovering an illegal deal, the European Union ruled that Apple pay over $14.5 billion in back taxes to Ireland. The EU’s antitrust regulator found that the country and the tech giant had made an agreement that allowed Apple to…
By PBS NewsHour
Anti-trust authorities have been active of late: several big merger deals have been stopped dead in their tracks.
By Ben Gomes-Casseres
Comcast announced Thursday its plans to acquire Time Warner Cable in a $45.2 billion deal that would merge the top two U.S. cable operators.
By Joshua Barajas
The Supreme Court has ruled that a sportswear company may proceed with its lawsuit against the National Football League. Ray Suarez talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal for more on what the case will mean for competition…
The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to revoke the health insurance industry's limited antitrust exemption, which exempts the industry from federal oversight of business practices such as price fixing.
In other news, the Treasury Department called for a central electronic system to track risky financial instruments, including credit default swaps, and the Commerce Department reported retail sales fell for the second month in a row.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The European Union leveled a record $1.45 billion fine on the Intel Corporation Wednesday for using illegal sale tactics to shut out its competition in the computer chip business after an eight-year antitrust probe.
A proposed Delta-Northwest airline merger comes at a tumultuous time for an airline industry facing high fuel prices and questions over safety procedures. An airline analysts describes the possible implications of the mega-merger and whether consumers will benefit.
By PBS NewsHour
Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ruled that Microsoft violated federal antitrust laws by using its power to stifle competition and hurt consumers.
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