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Deliveroo Investors Speak Out Against Regulator Scrutinizing Amazon Deal
Deliveroo Investors Speak Out Against Regulator Scrutinizing Amazon Deal
January 29, 2020  |  Amazon

Index Ventures and Accel, two early investors in Deliveroo, are speaking out against the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the U.K., which is currently...

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DOJ, State AGs Could Combine Google Investigations
DOJ, State AGs Could Combine Google Investigations
January 27, 2020  |  ANTITRUST

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials will meet with U.S. state attorneys general to share information about the ongoing investigation into Google’s alleged antitrust violations,...

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Takeaway.com’s Just Eat Buyout Faces Regulatory Setback
Takeaway.com’s Just Eat Buyout Faces Regulatory Setback
January 24, 2020  |  Regulation

After a British competition body said it would probe its purchase of Just Eat, food delivery firm Takeaway.com said the forecasted timetable for its takeover...

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OCC Prepares Civil Suit Against Former Wells Fargo Executives
OCC Prepares Civil Suit Against Former Wells Fargo Executives
January 23, 2020  |  Security & Fraud

A Wells Fargo regulator is planning to slap former company executives with civil charges associated with their position in its retail banking scandals, people familiar...

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FTC Probes Altria-Juul Tie-Up For Possible Antitrust Issues
FTC Probes Altria-Juul Tie-Up For Possible Antitrust Issues
January 17, 2020  |  ANTITRUST

Cigarette maker Altria, the company that produces Marlboro, has made an investment in electronic cigarette company Juul Labs, but certain aspects of the deal are...

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Russian Regulator Launches Booking.com Probe
Russian Regulator Launches Booking.com Probe
December 30, 2019  |  ANTITRUST

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) in Russia has opened a probe into hospitality and reservation site Booking.com over anti-competition issues, according to a report by...

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France Dings Google With 150M Euro Anti-Competition Fine
France Dings Google With 150M Euro Anti-Competition Fine
December 20, 2019  |  Google

The competition authority in France has fined search engine company Google 150 million euros ($167 million) for its anti-competitive actions, as well as its advertisement...

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Google’s Acquisition Of Data Firm Triggers UK Watchdog Probe
Google’s Acquisition Of Data Firm Triggers UK Watchdog Probe
December 18, 2019  |  ANTITRUST

The U.K. watchdog Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) is questioning Google’s purchase of the analytics firm Looker Data Sciences and is launching an initial investigation,...

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DOJ To Wrap Up Probe Into Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple In 2020
DOJ To Wrap Up Probe Into Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple In 2020
December 11, 2019  |  ANTITRUST

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said that he wants the government probes into big tech companies completed by 2020, according to a report Tuesday (Dec....

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