Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

61-70 results from 1000 for query «antitrust»

March 31, 2018 6:25 PM Trump attacks Amazon, again, over U.S. postal rates

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump launched his second attack in a week on Inc on Saturday, accusing the world’s biggest online retailer of getting unfairly cheap rates from the U.S. Postal Service and not paying enough tax. Trump’s comments on Twitter reiterated criticisms he made on Thursday about the company. He may have been prompted 112

March 30, 2018 2:12 PM Toshiba Chip-Unit Sale Needs Extra Time to Finish

Japanese tech titan, which is waiting on final regulatory approval, had intended to complete $19 billion deal with Bain-led group by March 31 Toshiba Corp. TOSYY -1.65% said the closing of the sale of its chip unit has been delayed until April at the earliest as the company awaits final antitrust approval for the $19 billion deal. Under the agreement 49

March 27, 2018 12:51 AM Trump nominates Schumer aide to Federal Trade Commission

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday nominated Rebecca Slaughter, chief counsel to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, to the Federal Trade Commission, the White House said in a statement. Slaughter, if confirmed by the Senate, would hold the position for the rest of a seven-year term ending in 2022. She would become the second Democratic 95

March 26, 2018 12:37 AM Toshiba says regulatory approval pending but aims for chip sale soon

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Toshiba Corp (6502.T) said on Monday it had yet to receive clearance from all regulators for the sale of its prized $18 billion memory-chip business by its self-imposed end-March deadline, but added it aimed to sell it as early as possible. The conglomerate agreed last year to sell the world’s second-biggest producer of NAND flash 64

March 25, 2018 10:07 PM Time Warner looks appealing as antitrust trial underway: Barron's

(Reuters) - Shares of Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) look appealing based on their underlying value and on the strong chance that AT&T Inc (T.N) will win approval for its $85 billion acquisition of the company, according to the March 26 edition of Barron’s. AT&T squared off with the U.S. Justice Department on Thursday in a long anticipated antitrust trial 62

March 15, 2018 5:06 PM Bayer faces U.S. antitrust hurdles for Monsanto merger: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Bayer AG’s plan to win antitrust approval to buy U.S. seeds supplier Monsanto Co has not satisfied U.S. officials, who are worried the $62.5 billion merger could hurt competition, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. Shares of Monsanto fell 4 percent in heavy afternoon trading following the news. The U.S. Department of Justice wants Bayer to divest 68

March 12, 2018 10:03 PM Impax broke U.S. antitrust law by delaying generic drug, jury told

BOSTON (Reuters) - Impax Laboratories Inc went to trial on Monday over allegations by major retailers and consumers that the company agreed to delay launching a generic version of acne medication Solodyn in exchange for millions of dollars from the manufacturer. The trial in Boston federal court is one of a handful to have taken place since the U.S. Supreme 114

March 5, 2018 8:07 PM Investor Continental Grain Is Set to Pressure Bunge to Sell Itself

Investment firm secured approval from regulators to purchase more stock in the grain trader Agricultural investment firm Continental Grain Co. is preparing to push Bunge Ltd. to consider strategic options, ramping up pressure on the commodity-trading giant to strike a deal. Continental Grain, which owns more than 1% of Bunge, on Monday secured approval 63

February 28, 2018 7:23 PM Google's shopping rivals call for action from EU antitrust watchdog

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google competitors have called for further action by European Union antitrust regulators to ensure the Alphabet-owned (GOOGL.O) firm treats rivals offering shopping services equally. Last year, Google said it would allow competitors to bid for ads at the top of a search page, giving them the chance to compete on equal terms, after 92

February 26, 2018 5:54 PM UPS sues EU for $2 billion over blocked merger

U.S. delivery giant UPS is suing the European Union's antitrust regulator for blocking a merger with Dutch firm TNT Express, which later was snapped up by UPS rival FedEx Corp. United Parcel Service Inc. is seeking 1.742 billion euros ($2.14 billion) in compensation. In a company release Monday, UPS said its proposed acquisition of TNT would have helped 146