Antitrust Law

Lawsuit alleges NCAA’s scholarship rules violate antitrust laws –

A class action has been filed against the National Collegiate Athletic Association on behalf of student athletes who claim their scholarships were revoked under rules that violate federal antitrust laws. The suit was filed on July 25 in federal …

Ball Corporation Board Declares Quarterly Dividend –

mandatory deposit or other restrictive packaging laws; changes in major customer or supplier contracts or loss of a major customer or supplier; political instability and sanctions; and changes in foreign exchange rates or tax rates. Factors that might …

Pay-for-Delay’ Drug Case Moves Forward – New York Times

The European Commission told Lundbeck, a Danish drug company, that it thought the company’s agreements with generic companies violated antitrust laws by preventing the entry, for as long as two years, of competing generic versions of citalopram.

Google Nears Settlement in Sweeping EU Antitrust Case – WinInfo

After two years of investigation, regulators in Europe found that Google was violating EU antitrust laws in four areas and it used very specific language to describe these offenses: Google Search. Google provides “preferential treatment” in search …

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is Investigating Capital One Financial Corp., on Behalf of its Shareholders – COF – Marketwatch

NEW YORK, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a national law firm concentrating on investor rights, consumer rights and the enforcement of federal antitrust laws, is investigating potential wrongdoing at Capital One …

Europe Seeking Global Remedy in Complaint Against Google – New York Times

Nicolas Petit, a law professor at the University of Liège in Belgium … Google also is being investigated by antitrust regulators in the United States. In April, the Federal Trade Commission hired a prominent litigator, Beth A.

Bank-Rate Rigging Faces Tougher EU Rules, Antitrust Scrutiny – Businessweek

These probes are continuing, Joaquin Almunia, the EU’s antitrust chief, said in Brussels today. “Maybe we will announce in the future some more activities in this field,” Almunia said. The commission today proposed a draft law that would …

Google May See More EU Antitrust Probes Despite Deal –

Less than a month after the deadline Almunia set for Google to offer up proposed antitrust fixes, the competition commissioner said that the company had offered “sufficient explanations” in response to the EC’s four core objections to Google’s search and … Continue reading

Lundbeck Gets EU Antitrust Complaint on Citalopram Deals – Bloomberg

Lundbeck A/S (LUN), the Nordic region’s second-largest drugmaker, was sent a formal antitrust complaint by European Union … believe its practice has violated European competition law,” the Copenhagen-based company said in a statement.

Lawsuit: NCAA Limits on Scholarships Violate Antitrust Laws –

SEATTLE, July 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A highly recruited college quarterback whose scholarship was revoked after a coaching change is challenging the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in court, claiming that the organization’s …