Stories tagged: antitrust
Mon., July 24, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
In Google vs. the EU, a $2.7B fine could just be the start
Google’s parent company Alphabet can easily afford the $2.7 billion write-down it’s taking to cover a big antitrust fine in Europe. But it might find it harder to shrug off …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
Google fined record $2.7 billion in European antitrust case
The European Commission has hit Google with a record $2.7 billion fine after concluding that the search giant unfairly favored its comparison-shopping service over others.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
Kaspersky files antitrust complaints against Microsoft in Europe
Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of the Russian cybersecurity firm, said Tuesday that the company had filed antitrust complaints accusing Microsoft of making it more difficult to run Kaspersky antivirus software in …
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
LabCorp step closer to buying Spokane-based PAML
LabCorp has cleared the antitrust review for its acquisition of Spokane-based Pathology Associated Medical Laboratories.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Aetna’s Humana takeover blocked by judge as anticompetitive
Aetna Inc.’s $37 billion deal to buy rival insurer Humana Inc. was blocked by a federal judge, thwarting one of two large mergers that would reshape the U.S. health-care landscape. …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 8:06 a.m.
JPMorgan hit hardest as EU fines rate-rigging trio $521 million
JPMorgan Chase, HSBC Holdings and Credit Agricole were fined a total of 485.5 million euros ($521 million) for rigging the Euribor benchmark as European Union antitrust regulators wrapped up a …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
Alaska Airlines gets U.S. approval to buy Virgin America
Alaska Air Group Inc. won U.S. antitrust approval for its acquisition of Virgin America Inc., a takeover that extends years of consolidation in the industry and expands Alaska Air’s access …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Merged KeyCorp, First Niagara must sell 18 branches, Feds say
KeyCorp and First Niagara Financial Group have agreed to sell 18 of First Niagara’s western New York branches to satisfy antitrust issues arising from the planned combination of the banks.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
EU expands battle with Google with Android antitrust probe
The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment …
Tue., Feb. 10, 2015, noon
Appeals court: Boise health system broke antitrust laws
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that determined St. Luke’s Health System’s acquisition of Nampa-based Saltzer Medical Group violated …
Wed., April 11, 2012, 8:40 a.m.
US sues Apple, publishers over electronic books
The U.S. government has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc. and book publishers.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2011
Providence acquires Spokane Cardiology
Providence Health Care has purchased Spokane Cardiology as part of its plan to develop a new heart institute serving the region. Federal antitrust regulators foiled a more ambitious deal earlier …