Friday, November 15, 2019
Tags Monopolies / antitrust issues

Tag: monopolies / antitrust issues

FTC requests AbbVie, Allergan for more information on $63 billion deal

(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has requested for more information from AbbVie Inc () and botox maker Allergan Plc...

Explainer: Advertising execs point to five ways Google stifles business

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business....

Exclusive: Texas signs ex-Microsoft lawyer, others to aid in Google antitrust...

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Texas attorney general's office has hired three consultants for a multi-state probe it is leading into Alphabet Inc's Google,...

U.S. Justice Department to open Facebook antitrust investigation: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department will open an antitrust investigation of Facebook Inc (), a person familiar with the matter said on...

Exclusive: Oracle says investigators have asked it for information about Google

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oracle Corp (), which has clashed with Alphabet's Google () in business disputes, has received requests for information from congressional and...

EU clears 431 million euros aid for cleaner transport in German...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Wednesday it had cleared 431 million euros ($482.8 million) of public support by German...

Exclusive: Mexico blamed Walmart’s size, access to rivals’ data in…

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican officials blocked Walmart Inc's deal to buy delivery app Cornershop because Walmart could not guarantee a level playing field...

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless...

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy...

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp...