Major League Baseball Defends Antitrust Exemption

Major League baseball continues to defend its long standing antitrust exemption despite the city of San Jose claiming it had been unlawfully kept from becoming the new home of the Oakland Athletics.  This case is headed toward an important court … Continue reading

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Auto Parts Companies Admit to Price Fixing

Nine Japanese automotive suppliers, including two former executives, have plead guilty to price fixing in what the United States Department of Justice is calling the largest criminal antitrust investigation in history.  This case involved authorities from Asia, North America, and … Continue reading

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Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty of Bid Rigging

A Hillsborough real estate investor has agreed to plead guilty for his role in bid rigging and mail fraud conspiracies at public auctions outside the San Mateo County courthouse in Redwood City.  Daniel Rosenbledt becomes the 36th to plead guilty … Continue reading

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Delta and Virgin Atlantic Receive Tentative Antitrust Immunity

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlanta Airways won tentative United States approval late last month for antitrust immunity regarding their proposed transatlantic joint venture.  In June, United States and European antitrust authorities approved Delta’s proposed purchase of 49% stake in … Continue reading

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