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antitrust

Chiefly US regulating or opposing trusts, monopolies, cartels, or similar organizations, esp in order to prevent unfair competition
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The anti-trust body in Romania has fined insurers on charges of price fixing.
The Commission has previously ordered Google to pay [euro]2billion-plus over anti-trust breaches linked to its online shopping comparison service.
Caverion Oyj (CPH:CAV1V) on Tuesday confirmed the decision of the Bundeskartellamt (German Federal Cartel Office) regarding the final anti-trust fine amount in the cartel case.
'Assuming the deal qualifies as a covered transaction, then we expect the anti-trust body to perform its duty in ensuring that businesses compete and that consumers benefit,' Campos said.
The EU sanctions follow a near six-year investigation which started with dawn raids by the European Commission in September 2012 in coordination with Japanese and US anti-trust authorities.
Tribune executives have told reporters they believe Digital First's owner, Alden Global Capital LLC of New York City, somehow convinced the anti-trust division to put the kibosh on the deal.
Last year, parliament narrowly approved the deal but the anti-trust commissioner resigned in protest.
By standing its ground in the formal response, Google leaves the daunting decision to further pursue one of the world's most far-reaching companies to EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, a steely Dane and Europe's top anti-trust regulator.
Other pre-conditional approvals are required from Australia (anti-trust and foreign investment), China (anti-trust) and the European Union (anti-trust).
Minimizing and mitigating anti-trust risk in mergers and acquisitions transactions is more important than ever.
Washington, Aug 05 ( ANI ): China has reportedly warned Microsoft that any attempts to obstruct its anti-trust investigation would be a bad move.