Potential Wireless and Television Mergers Could Draw Scrutiny

William J. Baer, the assistant attorney general for the antitrust division, has reported that further consolidation among top wireless carriers would face intense scrutiny due to consumers enjoying “much more favorable conditions” since the division blocked a proposed merger between … Continue reading

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US Food Giant and Local Retailer Sued over Antitrust Violations

Maxim Marketing Corporation has a filed a  lawsuit against ConAgra Foods and Trader Joe’s in Los Angeles County Superior Court for breach of contract, intentional interference with contractual relations, and violation of California antitrust law.  The complaint is asking for … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached With Snowplow Companies Accused of Bid-Rigging

An announcement has been made that three Southbury snow plowing companies have agreed to a settlement over allegations of an illegal boycott and bid-rigging that involved snow removal and snowplowing services.  The settlement resolves a lawsuit brought by the Attorney … Continue reading

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Kentucky Contractors Plead Not Guilty to Bid Rigging

The owners of PBTHNOJJ Construction, a Magoffin County bridge contracting firm, pleaded not guilty in federal court on Monday to accusations that they engaged in bid-rigging, bribery, and a kickback scheme.  Kenneth Lee and Ruth L. Gambill’s chose to enter … Continue reading

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