Latest competition law Stories

2011-03-13 07:00:00

Google’s dominance in Internet search is among top issues the Senate’s leading legislator on antitrust issues plans to probe in the coming months.

2011-03-02 07:07:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A report released today by economists at The Brattle Group proposes a framework for defining, detecting, and analyzing manipulative behavior that would offer market participants and regulators a clearer, more concrete standard by which to identify or refute market manipulation.

2010-11-30 08:43:00

Google's Anticompetitive Tactics Will Be Topic At Group's Conference Wednesday WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today welcomed the European Union's antitrust investigation of Google and reiterated its call for the U.S.

2010-07-28 12:47:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A former executive from Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corporation (Chi Mei) has agreed to plead guilty and to serve jail in the United States for participating in a global conspiracy to fix the price of thin-film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels, the Department of Justice announced today.

2010-07-01 13:40:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Controls, LLC filed an antitrust complaint today against Balboa Water Group, Inc., a Quad-C Management Inc.

2010-06-29 13:55:00

Fines Obtained in LCD Investigation Total More Than $890 Million WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Taiwan thin-film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panel producer and seller has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $30 million criminal fine for its role in a global conspiracy to fix the prices of TFT-LCD panels, the Department of Justice announced today. According to a one-count felony charge filed today in U.S.

2010-04-26 11:21:00

Proposal Could Result in Improved Competition Between Hospitals WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice announced today that it will not challenge a proposal by the Hospital Value Initiative (HVI) to establish an information exchange program that will provide data on the relative costs and resource efficiency of more than 300 hospitals in California.

2010-03-30 18:23:00

Global Price-Fixing Scheme Involves Tubes Used in Computer Monitors WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury in San Francisco today returned an indictment against a former executive of a large Taiwan-based color display tube (CDT) manufacturing company for his participation in a global conspiracy to fix prices of CDTs, a type of cathode ray tube used in computer monitors and other specialized applications, the Department of Justice announced.

2010-03-29 10:30:00

Justice Department and European Commission Cooperate Closely to Resolve Competition Issues WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice announced today that it will not challenge Cisco Systems Inc.'s acquisition of Tandberg ASA.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.