Latest Monopoly and antitrust News

Senators ask minor leaguers for information on MLB antitrust

Jun. 28, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman and ranking minority member of the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a letter to an advocacy group for minor leaguers asking questions about baseball's antitrust exemption. Sen. Richard Durbin, an Illinois Democrat who chairs the committee, and Charles...

Qualcomm wins antitrust case against EU commission

Jun. 15, 2022 07:41 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — A European Union court on Wednesday invalidated a decision by the bloc's executive arm to fine technology company Qualcomm more than $1 billion in an antitrust case. In overruling the European Commission, the Luxembourg-based General Court cited “a number of...

Yelp CEO says abortion rights stand is a risk worth taking

Jun. 13, 2022 09:51 AM EDT

Many major companies have chosen to stay quiet on the abortion debate, but Yelp and its CEO Jeremy Stoppelman have chosen a different path. The San Francisco-based online reviews site is among the handful of companies covering travel costs for employees and their dependents who must...

NCAA clarifies compensation rules but is crackdown likely?

May. 09, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

Eleven months after the NCAA lifted most of its restrictions against athletes cashing in on their fame, college sports leaders are trying to send a warning to schools and boosters it believes have crossed a line: There are still rules here and they will be enforced. But following...

European Union moves forward in antitrust case against Apple

May. 02, 2022 08:13 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union stepped up its antitrust case against Apple on Monday, accusing the company of abusing its dominant position by limiting access to technologies allowing contactless payment. The 27-nation bloc's executive arm, the European Commission, has been...

DaVita, ex-CEO Thiry acquitted of labor collusion charges

Apr. 15, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A jury on Friday acquitted Denver-based dialysis giant DaVita Inc. and former chairman and CEO Kent Thiry of charges that they conspired with three competing firms not to hire certain employees from each other, in violation of federal labor law. The Denver federal...